Washington, DC— According to the Small Business Administration, the over 2.3 million small businesses in Texas employ about half of the state’s private workforce. Additionally, they make up over 98% of all employers in the state. Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted to support small businesses by approving the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act.
Earlier this week, I had the privilege of welcoming Pope Francis of the Holy See to the United States of America. Not only was this the Pope’s first trip to the U.S., it was also the first time in history that a Pope addressed a joint session of the United States Congress. Washington was jubilant and united, and the historic visit was symbolic for many reasons.
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Washington, DC—Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX), joined Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Lamar Smith (R-TX), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), and Joaquin Castro (D-TX), in introducing a bipartisan emergency funding bill to Congress for the new construction of a critically needed federal courthouse in San Antonio, Texas. The bill, H.R.
Washington, DC— Today, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that approximately $265,000 has been approved by the Texas Transportation Commission for improvements at the Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport in West Texas. U.S. Representative Will Hurd commended TxDOT on this award.
Washington, DC—This morning U.S. Representative Will Hurd will attend the historic Congressional address given by Pope Francis of the Holy See, the first time a sitting Pope has ever formally addressed the U.S. Congress and the first time Pope Francis has visited the United States.
I’m going to share a secret with you that many folks in Congress don’t know.
Washington, D.C. is not the center of the universe.
San Antonio, TX—U.S. Representative Will Hurd brought Washington to San Antonio today to learn from local experts how federal IT servers can be converted over to a less costly and more secure cloud computing system. UTSA, which boasts the nation’s top-ranked cybersecurity program, hosted the hearing entitled “The State of the Cloud” which drew tech aficionados, students, and local reporters.
Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) voted with 240 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to withhold funding from Planned Parenthood for a one-year period unless they certify not to perform any elective abortions, with exceptions based on saving the life of the mother, rape, and incest.
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"Our deadline, it was a cannonball run," said Congressman Beto O'Rourke. "We got there with 30 minutes to spare."
But both men are from two separate political parties.
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