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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.

April 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to provide a level playing field for small and medium size businesses, U.S.

April 13, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Family farms and ranches in our district are part of a cycle that is as sure as the rising sun. They prepare their fields, manage their livestock and crops to protect their growth and then harvest the fruits of their labor. While the crops and methods may change through the years, and the bounty may be unpredictable, harvest time arrives.

April 7, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Traveling the district, I hear story after story from seniors about how difficult it has become for them to get an appointment with their Medicare doctor.

March 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas introduced legislation today to require the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reduce duplicative information technology (IT) systems within DHS. When DHS was created in 2003, it merged 22 agencies, each with its own IT systems.

March 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today that will increase seniors’ access to good doctors. This bill ensures a doctor’s ability to provide important medical care to people on Medicare.

March 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) joined his colleagues to pass a budget resolution which fully repeals the Affordable Care Act, restores vital defense spending and balances the federal budget in less than ten years without raising taxes.

March 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to make it easier for veterans to receive health care when a VA facility is not easily accessible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd has cosponsored The Keeping our Promises to Veterans Act which will make additional reforms to Veterans Affairs.

March 23, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but the only reason that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to regulate dry creek beds is because they want to get on your property. That’s unacceptable.

March 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act in an effort to improve the EPA’s oversight process. Established in 1978, the Science Advisory Board (SAB) is critical in reviewing the scientific foundation for the EPA’s regulatory decisions.


In The News

January 26, 2017 In The News

Less than one week into his presidency, Donald Trump has taken the first steps in making his vision of a massive barrier between the U.S. and Mexico a reality, signing an executive order Wednesday afternoon calling for the “immediate” construction of a sprawling border wall to separate the two nations.

January 26, 2017 In The News

Congressional leaders are considering legislation to fund President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, using taxpayer dollars despite promises that Mexico would finance the project.

January 25, 2017 In The News

Texas Republican Rep. Will Hurd's district stretches 800 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border — the longest of any congressional district — but he said Wednesday night he opposes President Donald Trump's executive order to begin construction of a border wall.

January 25, 2017 In The News

The Republican congressman whose district includes more miles of U.S.-Mexico border than any other came out against President Trump’s new executive action ordering the “immediate construction” of a border wall to block undocumented immigrants from entering the United States.

January 25, 2017 In The News

From the start of his campaign, after he descended the golden escalator to give his announcement speech, Donald Trump promised to build a wall along the U.S.' Southern border. Now, Trump is taking the first steps toward keeping that promise, with an executive action that calls for building that wall.

January 25, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s orders Wednesday to start building a southern border wall and step up immigration enforcement sets the stage for confrontations with Mexico, with so-called sanctuary cities and with members of Congress who must finance his far-reaching plans.

January 25, 2017 In The News

A scientist at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio has received a five-year, $4.6 million grant to study how and why malaria parasites stop responding to drug treatments.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Treaties and official agreements between nations designed to solve a particular problem are notoriously tricky to create and then police, but measuring their success is normally pretty simple. Either they work well, or not at all.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Despite withering criticism from one senator over his views on bulk data collection and torture, former Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) is the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

January 23, 2017 In The News

The United States has always been a bit of a bully when it comes to Mexico, seizing Texas and California from it in a bitter war memorialized in that country's national anthem.