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November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House unanimously passed the Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, introduced by House IT Subcommittee Chair Will Hurd (TX-23) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (IL-02) to strengthen national cybersecurity by elevating and reauthorizing the role of the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO), who oversees the security of our digital infrastructure across the f

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November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Will Hurd (TX-23) today recognized #GivingTuesday as part of a global day for giving, volunteerism, and service to others.

November 26, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When South and West Texas come to mind, folks might think of mouthwatering breakfast tacos, breathtaking sunsets and a good worn-in pair of cowboy boots. And they’re not wrong. However, what is also synonymous with the 23rd District of Texas is the presence of our military bases.

November 20, 2018 Press Release

COTULLA— Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) visited the La Salle County Fire Rescue Department to announce a $1.6 million federal grant to increase staffing.

November 13, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Along with being a mother, serving in the military is one of the most fulfilling roles I have played. I was eager to serve in our military to be part of something bigger than myself and make a difference. I wanted to assist our men and women in uniform in any way possible.

November 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 115th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

October 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) along with U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz sent a letter to U.S.

October 29, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Today, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) hosted U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Michael K. Simpson (ID-02) at San Antonio’s Mission Reach Restoration Project on the fifth anniversary of construction completion. Chairman Simpson was recognized for his instrumental role in helping Rep.

October 26, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Today, Congressmen Will Hurd (TX-23) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) attended an event at Mitchell Lake, where they were recognized by the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) for their efforts in helping secure $1.5 million in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) FY18 Work Plan to initiate a study on the restoration of the lake.

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In The News

October 25, 2018 In The News

VIA Metropolitan Transit demonstrated a new app Thursday to promote multimodal transit, unveiled plans to roll out 24/7 customer service via a chatbot, and announced sales of its day passes have gone up 500 percent since launching a mobile payment system.

October 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent visit to San Antonio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Eagle Ford Shale discovery also put a spotlight on cybersecurity in the energy sector.

October 23, 2018 In The News

The city of Presidio is rebuilding its international bridge to reinvigorate trade at the Mexican border.

This bridge can make all the difference for this small town.

Local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Presidio-Ojinada international rail bridge.

 

October 23, 2018 In The News

An old West Texas rail line is one step closer to re-opening.

This week, county and state officials broke ground in Presidio on a $35-million project to reconstruct the South Orient Rail Line.

 

October 23, 2018 In The News

La línea de ferrocarril South Orient se extiende en 391 millas, desde la frontera de Texas-México en Presidio a través de San Angelo hasta el sur de Coleman.

October 19, 2018 In The News

(Oct. 19, 2018) -- Government, university and industry leaders gathered at the UTSA Downtown Campus today to advance the partnerships that position San Antonio as a test bed for energy cybersecurity preparedness.

October 9, 2018 In The News

Three Texas congressmen are asking President Donald Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts to sign the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in San Antonio — the same place where its 25-year-old predecessor was inked.

October 8, 2018 In The News

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd visited the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank on Monday to kick off the organization's first Holiday Harvest Food Drive. The goal is to raise 75,000 pounds of food in 75 days. The food will be distributed to needy families in the El Paso community through the holidays.

October 3, 2018 In The News

In recent comments regarding the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex., said that he is “pretty sure that we have resolved the issue with TMF,” and expects Congress to include the full $150 million in an upcoming minibus funding bill.

September 28, 2018 In The News

Federal officials have largely come around to the idea that research funding is crucial for U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence, but there are ways to accelerate innovation besides pouring in more money, according to tech experts.

For one, they said, the government could map a long-term strategy for advancing the technology.

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