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July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his efforts to address the humanitarian crisis on our southern border by combatting drug trafficking, human trafficking and human smuggling. Rep. Hurd was joined by fellow former CIA officer Rep.

July 1, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Each year as July 4th approaches it is so easy to get caught up in the fireworks, barbecues and parades around us. There’s no shame in doing so – as a nation we have a lot to celebrate as we reflect on the founding of our great nation 243 years ago.

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported an emergency supplemental funding package for federal agencies providing humanitarian assistance and keeping Americans safe at the Southern border.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined forces to introduce concurrent resolutions in the House and Senate condemning the Houthi movement in Yemen for human rights violations, violence against civilians and its ties to Iran.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced the bipartisan Restore our Parks and Public Lands Act (H.R. 1225) to jumpstart overdue maintenance projects across our national parks and historic sites. U.S.

June 25, 2019 Editorial

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on June 25, 2019 here.

 

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June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement on the National Science and Technology Council’s release of an updated National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan:

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) praised the work from Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to include $30 million of federal funding to reimburse communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.

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In The News

January 4, 2019 In The News

Top lawmakers are gathering at the White House again Friday to try to find a way to end the partial government shutdown. This comes one day after Democrats, who now have a majority in the House of Representatives, passed a package to reopen parts of the government until September, and passed a measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 8.

January 4, 2019 In The News

Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Will Hurd, R-Texas reintroduced today their Federal CIO Authorization Act, which is intended to elevate and reauthorize the role of the Federal CIO. A previous version of the legislation passed unanimously out of the House on Nov. 30, 2018.

December 18, 2018 In The News

Undocumented immigrant children will be released quicker from the Tornillo tent city and other shelters after a policy change regarding the fingerprinting of sponsors' households.

December 18, 2018 In The News

House lawmakers announced plans to improve the use of artificial intelligence and increase the government’s cyber workforce through new bills in 2019 that would provide funding and set standards in the public and private sectors, Federal News Network 

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December 17, 2018 In The News

As the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee marked the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) with the releases of the seventh iteration of its scorecard, there was plenty to celebrate.

December 17, 2018 In The News

Artificial intelligence and the cyber workforce will be front and center when the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT comes back for the 116th Congress.

December 12, 2018 In The News

Texas lawmakers praised Wednesday the 2018 Farm Bill, which Congress has passed this week, and said it will help farmers and ranchers in the Lone Star state through provisions such as crop insurance programs and inspections for cattle tick fever.

December 12, 2018 In The News

A new congressional scorecard released this week found that federal agencies are gradually improving in their use of information technology.

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee unveiled its biannual Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard on Tuesday, finding that 11 agencies had improved their scores on IT since May.

December 12, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies can earn better grades on their next FITARA (Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act) scorecard by taking action on three items that underpin the scoring–software inventories, CIO reporting lines, and setting up working capital funds for IT improvements as authorized by the MGT (Modernizing Government Technology) Act–members of Congress and an official with the Go

December 12, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies are making significant strides when it comes to IT modernization, but lawmakers on Wednesday warned they shouldn’t get complacent.

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