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September 18, 2015 Press Release

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.

September 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted this week on three pieces of legislation regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. The first expressed the need for all documents relating to the deal to be turned over to Congress for proper oversight.

September 8, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

My staff and I spent August traveling throughout the 23rd Congressional District of Texas meeting with constituents, business owners and elected officials while eating delicious frozen treats at several of our local Dairy Queens. We called it our DC to DQ tour and it was all about listening to you.

September 4, 2015 Press Release

Alpine, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd congratulated the University of Texas San Antonio for being named by the Department of Homeland Security as the Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) Standards Organization.

August 24, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

For almost four decades, there’s been a ban on exporting U.S. crude. While it’s not always the case, most decisions made almost 40 years ago by the federal government rarely still reflect the current political or economic realities of the world. That’s certainly the case with this ban.

August 14, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Congressmen Will Hurd (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) today claimed success in their efforts to encourage Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to accept a proposal from Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company, PEMEX, to swap light U.S.

August 13, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, Texas – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement in response to the vandalism perpetrated against a Jewish community in his district:

August 10, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I recently attended the premier information security conference in the world and I overheard a hacker say that cyber security or defending digital infrastructure is like trying to cure hunger -- it’s a prolonged struggle.  I come from an IT background, having studied Computer Science at Texas A&M University.

August 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Continuing his track record of being an effective representative for the people in the 23rd Congressional district of Texas, Congressman Will Hurd announced that a second bill he introduced has been signed into law by the President.


In The News

February 23, 2017 In The News

It's rodeo season in San Antonio, deep in the heart of Texas.

In the middle of a packed arena a cowboy clings on to a wildly bucking bronco.

This is a state with a proud heritage — and proud people.

February 22, 2017 In The News

Every country has the sovereign right and duty to protect its borders and enforce its immigration laws and interests. The United States, arguably the most welcoming nation for immigrants at our scale in history, has almost four times as many foreign-born residents as the next country on the list today. To give an example: relative to total population, the U.S.

February 22, 2017 In The News

The visitor splashed by boat along the Rio Grande, straddling the rippling borderline, unseen in a procession of patrol vessels.

February 21, 2017 In The News

AUSTIN – U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said he’s confident in the way leaders of his party plan to investigate alleged connections between the administration of President Donald Trump and the Russian government.

February 20, 2017 In The News
Despite chilly U.S.-Mexico relations, the San Antonio-based North American Development Bank is forging ahead with requests for hundreds of millions of dollars in new loan capital to expand the border-zone development bank’s lending capacity in new types of projects.
February 17, 2017 In The News
If the Trump administration seeks to mobilize tens of thousands of National Guard troops to round up immigrants in the country illegally — a proposal that the White House forcefully denies was floated — it would meet fierce opposition from Texas Democrats in Congress and immigration rights advocates.
February 17, 2017 In The News

After Russia's "most important covert action" in history, hacking the Democratic National Committee, media and politics need to get out of the way as Congress sets out to define a "digital act of war" and the U.S. response, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, told Newsmax TV.

February 17, 2017 In The News

Faced with a future that includes a border wall, military leaders are telling congress that there will likely be a spillover effect as transnational criminal organizations will simply not stop shuttling drugs and people north.

February 17, 2017 In The News
Worried about the future of US cybersecurity under President Trump? Don't panic, say current and former government officials. 
Although Mr. Trump hasn't offered policy specifics, some former Obama administration officials said a draft executive order on cybersecurity, which has circulated in Washington, could offer welcome improvements on the technology front.