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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San Antonio, TX – U.S Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement regarding the letter he submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission(FERC)regarding the proposed Trans-Pecos Pipeline:
Imagine $300 to $1,000 disappearing from your paycheck, despite the fact that you were working the same number of hours you normally do. Your dedication and work habits have not changed. The rigors of the job have remained the same. You’ve done nothing to merit the decrease and have little ability to fix it. Frustrating. For some families, possibly devastating.
Posted at 11:58 a.m. May 28
By Rep. Will Hurd
By Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) - 05/21/15 07:00 AM EDT As first published in The Hill
Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday which reauthorizes civilian research programs at the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology and other civilian science agencies.
Washington, DC – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S.
El Paso, Texas – U.S. Representative Will Hurd announced today that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded Project Vida over $440,000 to refurbish and reopen Clínica Guadalpana in far east El Paso County.
When I travel throughout our district and meet with the people I represent, every county and town has a different set of issues they want to discuss, depending on their local industries, businesses, schools, etc. But there is one topic that I am always asked about, no matter where I am – our national security.
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A shift in the House intelligence committee. With former Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS) taking the reigns at the CIA, Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) is Speaker Paul Ryan’s choice to succeed him on the committee.
"This is my background," said Hurd. "This is my expertise. This is my passion."
President Donald Trump and members of his national security team met with industry cybersecurity leaders today in what was billed as a “listening session” prior to the signing of an executive order that will introduce some fundamental changes to the government’s approach to national cybersecurity.
House Republicans representing areas along the Mexican border are leery of President Trump’s plan to build a wall through their districts.
Three Republican lawmakers say undertaking such a massive project will fall short of alleviating the issues surrounding border security.
You won’t hear much criticism of President Donald Trump’s travel ban from former state Rep. Frank Corte Jr., a staunch conservative who believes in America’s “ability to secure our borders.”
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, says President Trump's border wall proposal is "a third-century solution to a 21st-century problem."
"Taking action for action’s sake rarely leads to positive results," he said in a news release. "Our leaders have the solemn obligation to know the proper steps to take before acting upon them."
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, offered some of the strongest criticism yet from a Republican to President Donald J. Trump’s executive order that would limit immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
“A one-size-fits-all solution is not the way to solve one of the most complex national security challenges we face – Islamic terrorism,” Hurd said in a statement.
Better stock up on tequila and avocados.
Constructing a giant, multi-billion-dollar wall across the U.S-Mexico border and ordering Mexico to pay for it was one of Donald Trump’s major campaign platforms. Earlier this week, the president formally ordered the wall’s construction.
Its proposed funding? A 20 percent tax on goods imported from Mexico.
A growing contingent of Republicans is openly questioning President Donald Trump's ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, as key allies and powerful political players broke their silence Sunday to criticize Trump's executive order.
At the beginning of the week, before President Trump announced his border wall executive order and before his staff floated the idea of a 20 percent import tax on goods from Mexico, the Congressional Border Caucus held a bipartisan hearing titled “Border Business is America’s Business.”
President Donald Trump might not have triggered a trade war with Mexico yet, but the blame game is on in full force.