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July 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) today introduced the EINSTEIN Act of 2015, his fourth bill this Congress.  The bill would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to deploy the EINSTEIN 3A program, which is an advanced tool that the U.S.

July 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015, which will give the Secretary of Veterans Affairs greater authority and flexibility in firing VA employees who fail to properly do their job.

July 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Working to protect small businesses in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas from overbearing federal red tape, U.S. Representative Will Hurd today voted in favor of the REINS Act. This bill will require expensive new regulations to be submitted by federal agencies to Congress for oversight and to approval before being enacted.

July 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd from Texas joined his Republican colleagues on the Committee for Oversight and Government Reform in calling for the President to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

July 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), working with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), announced today the introduction of legislation which will give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds, allowing them to invest more into border infrastructure. 

July 27, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I was asked this week what part of the Iran Nuclear Deal I was most concerned about. To be frank, it’s hard to pick just one thing. But it really comes down this - I don’t trust the Iranian government to actually keep their word.

July 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is working to transform San Antonio into the nation’s “Cyber City, USA." Today, Hurd led his colleagues Reps. Lamar Smith, Joaquin Castro, and Henry Cuellar in urging the Pentagon to bring a new National Guard Cyber Protection Team (CPT) to San Antonio.

July 23, 2015 Editorial
July 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Will Hurd, U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today roundly condemned the details released regarding the draft nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, including the United States.

July 13, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Representative. It is not just a title; it is my job description, and it’s why I ran for the job.


In The News

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.

February 10, 2017 In The News

Republican Congressman Will Hurd - whose district spans 800 miles (1,290 km) of the Texas-Mexico border - on Friday criticized plans under consideration by the Trump administration to build walls and fences costing an estimated $21.6 billion to deter illegal immigration.

February 10, 2017 In The News

Even though there is a law designed to give Cabinet-level IT heads control over their departments’ tech spending, people working on the law’s implementation told FedScoop it hasn’t been powerful enough yet to fix the problem at every agency.

February 10, 2017 In The News

A bid in the last Congress to set aside pots of money for cloud adoption was doomed by a $9 billion score from the Congressional Budget Office.

The Modernizing Government Technology Act, which passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote in September 2016, was ignored by the Senate in the wake of the prohibitively high score.

February 10, 2017 In The News

The wall that President Trump has vowed to build along the U.S. border with Mexico could cost more than $21 billion, nearly twice the amount of previous estimates, according to an internal Homeland Security Department report that was obtained by Reuters.

February 9, 2017 In The News

John F. Kelly, the new U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, says securing the Southwest border starts with drug demand reduction in the United States.

It also requires the U.S. helping Central American countries socially and economically, Kelly said, at a congressional hearing earlier this week.