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May 10, 2017 Press Release

While on a fact-finding mission to Ukraine learning about Russian active measures in Eastern Europe, Congressman Will Hurd who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence issued the following statement regarding the recent firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Will Hurd has released the following statement:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, the Senate approved the Modernizing Government Travel Act, sending the 21st Century legislation to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Del Rio, TX- Commercial flights in Del Rio are taking off again. Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd celebrated the return of commercial airline service to Del Rio International Airport by taking the first flight, on what will be weekly air service, from Del Rio to Dallas on Texas Sky Airline.

May 1, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

The privilege of representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas is something I do not take lightly, and I work hard each day to ensure that my votes in Washington reflect the views and best interests of my constituents. I represent more than 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, more than any other Member of Congress.

April 28, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee, introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act today with fellow Subcommittee members and thought-leaders from across the aisle Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Illinois) and Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia).

April 25, 2017 Editorial


April 25, 2017 | Will Hurd, Contributor

April 19, 2017 Press Release

TORNILLO, TEXAS --Today, Congressman Will Hurd, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) joined to commemorate the naming of the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry (POE) in Tornillo, just outside of El Paso, Texas. Marcelino Serna was an El Paso resident who served in World War I and became the most decorated World War I veteran from Texas.

April 18, 2017 Press Release

Fort Stockton, TX – This morning, U.S. Representative Will Hurd celebrated the opening of his new district office in Fort Stockton with over 40 local leaders and members of the public.  

April 17, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

The privilege of representing the constituents of the 23rd District doesn’t stop when the House of Representatives is not voting. With no votes taking place in Washington, DC, I’m capitalizing on this district work period by connecting with folks all across the twenty-nine counties of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. This is my favorite part of the job.


In The News

September 19, 2017 In The News

Nearly two years after U.S. Rep. Will Hurd told the Business Journal that a top priority for him in Washington, D.C., was to overhaul federal government information technology procurement, the concept is a step closer to reality.

September 19, 2017 In The News

The White House Office of American Innovation views the federal government’s reliance on old technology and track record of providing poor customer service to citizens as a bipartisan opportunity to earn back the trust of millions of Americans.

September 19, 2017 In The News

The bill to give agencies access to much-needed money to modernize technology systems took a major step forward Sept. 18.

The Senate included the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act as part of a third set of amendments to the Defense Authorization bill.

September 19, 2017 In The News

I have a thesis that won't make me popular in some parts of San Antonio: My city's no tech startup hub. Not even close.

But it wants to be one, real bad.

I talked to several people to help figure out why we aren't one and what we need to get there. We need these key ingredients: proximity, practice, leadership, unique advantages, real problems and patience.

September 15, 2017 In The News

Conflicting messages from congressional minority leaders and President Donald Trump after a bipartisan meeting Wednesday at the White House have left Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients confused and uncertain.

September 15, 2017 In The News

House Speaker Paul Ryan has tapped three Texans for an informal working group charged with finding a GOP solution for Dreamers.

September 13, 2017 In The News

Equifax’s chief executive was formally invited Wednesday to testify Oct. 3 before Congress by top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

The invitation to Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith comes less than a week after Equifax, a massive multinational credit reporting company, announced a data breach affecting up to 143 million Americans.

September 13, 2017 In The News

The Department of Homeland Security ordered all executive branch agencies to discontinue and remove all Kasperksy Lab products from their systems.

September 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is evaluating the various technologies it can use to secure the southern border and vet incoming travelers.