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May 15, 2015 Press Release

* Rep. Hurd will be joined by border patrol agent representatives on a press conference call this afternoon. Please see information below.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd from the 23rd Congressional District of Texas today introduced bipartisan legislation that would solve a problem regarding a reliable pay system for Border Patrol Agents.

May 4, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Every day, your life is in some way impacted by a small business. Maybe it’s where you buy your coffee in the morning on the way to work or drop off your dry cleaning before taking the kids to school. The food you purchase from the local grocery store might have been produced by a local business, and a neighbor likely owns the gas station you frequent.

April 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan appropriations bill today focused on meeting the needs of veterans, service members and their families. The legislation provides a six percent increase over last year’s funding, ensuring increased resources for military readiness and comprehensive care for our nation’s veterans.

April 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Drawing upon expertise learned while in the CIA and building a small cybersecurity firm, U.S. Representative Will Hurd helped usher through legislation to combat cyberattacks. The U.S. House of Representatives advanced another bipartisan bill today with the passage of the H.R.

April 22, 2015 Editorial

I started an unusual job after I graduated college. In the back alleys of foreign nations, I was recruiting spies and uncovering secrets.

I was an undercover officer in the Central Intelligence Agency.

April 20, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Cybersecurity. It’s the latest buzzword. Your colleagues worry about it. The talking heads on TV analyze it. Congress holds hearings about it. And when your credit card company sends you a letter about it, you wonder just how concerned you should be.

April 17, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – On the heels of supporting legislation to repeal the Death Tax in Congress, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with farmers from Uvalde, Medina and Frio counties this morning. Several issues were brought up at the meeting, including the Death Tax repeal, navigable waters rules, the Endangered Species Act and branched broomrape control.

April 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In support of the family owned ranches, farms and small businesses in his district, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) voted in favor of the bipartisan bill that permanently repeals the Death Tax. Hurd cosponsored the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, originally introduced by fellow Texas Congressman, Kevin Brady, which passed the U.S.


In The News

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.
February 16, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd on Tuesday took over a coveted seat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence at a time when cybersecurity and Russia’s intrusion into American politics present vexing questions in Washington.

February 16, 2017 In The News

On a Tuesday afternoon in mid-February, long-time Redford residents Enrique and Ruby Madrid welcomed about 25 Colorado high school students into their small living room. While Ruby prepared the kitchen for a lesson in making perfectly round tortillas, Enrique, a scholar of local history and culture, delivered a lecture on the border and Native American culture.

February 14, 2017 In The News

President Trump is setting an ambitious timetable for the construction of his promised “big, beautiful border wall.” But aside from potential funding and political complications, geologists and law enforcement officials are pointing to what could be a bigger challenge: the terrain. 

February 13, 2017 In The News

Improving the nation's cyber security will require deep cooperation between the public and private sectors, said U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a member of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

"The federal government can't do it by themselves and the private sector can't do it by themselves," Hurd said Friday while in El Paso. "We have to do it together."

February 11, 2017 In The News

El congresista Will Hurd, republicano por El Paso, fue nombrado al Grupo Interparlamentario México-Estados Unidos, donde participará en el diálogo legislativo para mejorar la seguridad, el comercio y la cooperación binacional.