Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015, which will give the Secretary of Veterans Affairs greater authority and flexibility in firing VA employees who fail to properly do their job.
Washington, DC – Working to protect small businesses in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas from overbearing federal red tape, U.S. Representative Will Hurd today voted in favor of the REINS Act. This bill will require expensive new regulations to be submitted by federal agencies to Congress for oversight and to approval before being enacted.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd from Texas joined his Republican colleagues on the Committee for Oversight and Government Reform in calling for the President to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
Washington, DC – Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), working with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), announced today the introduction of legislation which will give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds, allowing them to invest more into border infrastructure.
I was asked this week what part of the Iran Nuclear Deal I was most concerned about. To be frank, it’s hard to pick just one thing. But it really comes down this - I don’t trust the Iranian government to actually keep their word.
Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is working to transform San Antonio into the nation’s “Cyber City, USA." Today, Hurd led his colleagues Reps. Lamar Smith, Joaquin Castro, and Henry Cuellar in urging the Pentagon to bring a new National Guard Cyber Protection Team (CPT) to San Antonio.
WILL HURD, FOR THE EXPRESS-NEWS : JULY 22, 2015
Washington, DC – Will Hurd, U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today roundly condemned the details released regarding the draft nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, including the United States.
Representative. It is not just a title; it is my job description, and it’s why I ran for the job.
Washington, DC – Supported by a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which will promote the development of new treatments and cures for thousands of diseases that afflict Americans.
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The silver Chevy Impala blazing across Texas and points north into the night carries two fellows just trying to get to work — U.S. congressmen headed to Washington.
It's a congressional road trip — and a stab at bipartisanship.
Two Texas congressmen — a Democrat and a Republican — are livestreaming their 1,600 mile drive from San Antonio to Washington, talking to constituents as they sit in traffic and even hit the burger drive-thru.
Weather delays led two Texas congressmen to set out on a road trip to Washington, D.C. from Texas and they decided to host town halls online while on the road.
A bipartisan pair of members of Congress set off on a road trip from San Antonio, Texas Tuesday, heading toward Washington, D.C. after they both realized their flights were cancelled due to the East Coast snowstorm.
The Office of Personnel Managment was almost spared from making any tough calls this winter over whether to close federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area, delay commutes for the federal workforce or have them tough it out with no delay.
In what could be called “Road Trip: Congress Edition,” two Texas lawmakers from across the aisle are getting behind the wheel for the 1,600-mile journey to Washington.
“My flight to D.C. got cancelled because of weather,” Rep. Will Hurd (R) told San Antonio’s KABB-TV on Tuesday, “And Beto suggested, why don’t we just drive?”
With flights into the Washington, D.C., area canceled because of Winter Storm Stella, Reps. Will Hurd and Beto O'Rourke could have stayed put in their home state of Texas.
But that's not their style.
With a major winter storm on the East Coast canceling flights across the country, two congressmen decided to have a bipartisan adventure on their way back to Washington.
Democrat Beto O’Rourke and Republican Will Hurd rented a car and left San Antonio at 7 a.m. CDT on the road to D.C.
Two U.S. congressmen from Texas are live-streaming parts of their 24-hour journey by car to Washington, D.C., after the big winter storm named Stella ruined their flight plans.
Veterans raised a variety of job-related issuess in a roundtable lunch with U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, at VFW Post 76 on Monday.
Earlier in the day, Hurd and O’Rourke toured Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital and the Northeast Veterans Service Center, meeting with veterans and veteran service providers.