Washington, DC – Supported by a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which will promote the development of new treatments and cures for thousands of diseases that afflict Americans.
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):
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.
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.
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).
The Hill: June 24, 2015, 12:00 pm
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.
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.
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.
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Rep. Will Hurd said Tuesday "there were no credible threats" to the United States "as of two days ago" from individuals from the seven majority-Muslim countries covered by President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban.
This morning members of the United States House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee had the opportunity to ask Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly his views on immigration and border security.
Congressman Will Hurd is feeling a little more at ease with the Trump administrations border security plan.
The Congressman heard from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, the top House Republican on homeland security issues, strongly criticized President Donald Trump's administration Monday for the chaotic rollout last month of his travel ban of mostly Muslim countries.
While chairing a hearing with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, McCaul raised questions about the ban's implementation.
While the federal IT and acquisition communities still are “patiently” waiting for President Donald Trump to name key players at the Office of Management and Budget, the General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management, Republican lawmakers gave us a little bit of insight into their plans for 2017.
A cohort of Texas politicians have drafted a bipartisan stand-alone bill — to be introduced soon — that would fund the San Antonio-based North American Development Bank, according to a copy of the bill obtained by the Business Journal.
A bipartisan congressional delegation of border representatives wrote a letter to the Office of Head Start demanding the Teaching and Mentoring Communities headquarters in Laredo remain on the border.
Evidence is popping up indicating the China-U.S Cyber Agreement may be pushing Chinese hackers to shift to targets in Russia and Belarus.
A rise in Mexican gas prices is having a ripple effect on the U.S. side of the border. The Mexican government is moving to lift price controls on gasoline. On the free market, prices are skyrocketing. Border lawmakers say this controversial decision is spilling into West Texas.
"When there’s uncertainty, you oftentimes see strife," said Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX).
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is setting a timeline for completing construction of President Trump’s southern border wall: 2019.