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July 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): 

July 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd's amendment to protect the privacy rights of our nation’s children overwhelmingly passed the House 424-2. Educational databases contain massive amounts of personally identifiable and private information, including test scores, contact information, income levels, and in some cases, even social security numbers.  Hurd’s amendment to H.R.

June 29, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

After six months serving as the Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, I think I have discovered the mantra Washington bureaucrats seems to live by – do as I say, not as I do.

June 26, 2015 Editorial
June 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd acted to protect energy consumers today by voting in favor of the Ratepayer Protection Act, which passed the House on a largely partisan vote. This bill will delay, pending a judicial review, the deadline power plants are facing to comply with new carbon dioxide emission rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

June 24, 2015 Editorial

June 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd passed the House today that will reduce the waste of taxpayer dollars in the Department of Homeland Security.

June 15, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Let me ask you a question. Would you rather our best scientists spend their time in an office writing research grant proposals or in the laboratory finding a cure for cancer? This week in Congress we’re working on bipartisan legislation which promotes less of the former and more of the latter.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to reauthorize Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the procedure used by Congress for decades to require the executive branch to consider congressional objectives when negotiating trade agreements. 

June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation providing funding for the Department of Defense and our men and women in uniform passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Included was language demonstrating Congressional support to fix an ongoing problem at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, represented by Congressman Will Hurd.

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March 12, 2017 In The News

There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego.

March 12, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration’s transition teams are asking “all the questions” that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been asking for the last two years around IT, said Rep. Will Hurd in an interview with FedScoop.

March 12, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration’s transition teams are asking “all the questions” that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been asking for the last two years around IT, said Rep. Will Hurd in an interview with FedScoop.

March 6, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration has revealed what the wall on the Mexican border will look like — 30-foot concrete barriers.

The description was included in a modification the Department of Homeland Security made Friday to a preliminary notification for bids.

March 5, 2017 In The News

California Democrat Scott Peters, a former environmental lawyer, represents a majority Anglo district near the Mexican border town of Tijuana.

Texas Republican Will Hurd, a 39-year-old former CIA officer who’s nearly two decades younger that Peters, represents a majority Latino district a thousand miles to the east that spans 40 percent of America’s border with Mexico.

March 4, 2017 In The News

Once the dignitaries ended their speeches and cut the ribbon stretched across the entrance to the “New Witte,” the crowd laden with dinosaur lovers surged into the museum that reopened Saturday with expanded galleries that include hands-on displays and high-tech features.

Some of the parents seemed almost as excited as their children by the sensory onslaught.

March 4, 2017 In The News

The first weeks of the U.S. presidency for Donald trump has been a rocky one, dominated by mounting Russia problems.

March 3, 2017 In The News

The right call–so says one San Antonio Congressman after hearing Attorney General Jeff Sessions answer questions about his newly come to light meetings with Ruussia’s Ambassador last year.

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusing himself is the right move” Congressman Will Hurd told KTSA News.

March 2, 2017 In The News

Mexico has said it won’t pay for it. And polls show that the U.S. public doesn’t have all that much appetite for it.

March 1, 2017 In The News

The agriculture community is applauding President Donald Trump’s executive action earlier this week ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider their controversial Waters of the United States rule.

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