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February 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement regarding the President’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline: 

February 23, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Will Hurd, the U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today visited with students at Ronald Reagan High School and Lee High School in San Antonio. After speaking about his background in the CIA and the importance of cybersecurity, he answered questions about national security and other issues facing the nation.

February 23, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

From kindergarten through college at Texas A&M, I’m a proud product of the Texas public education system. I was fortunate to attend schools with dedicated teachers and my parents took my education very seriously. But not every child is as lucky as I was.

February 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresman Will Hurd, the U.S. Representative for the 23rd District of Texas, released the following statement following his vote for the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, encouraging President Barack Obama to sign the legislation into law:

February 9, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

A little more than six years ago an application for the project known as the Keystone XL Pipeline was filed with the U.S. government. A lot can happen in six years. We’ve seen amazing and useful inventions like the iPad hit the shelves. Google introduced the driverless car and a San Diego company invented what is essentially a 3-D printer for human organs.

January 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted in favor of the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act this week, legislation which will benefit the working families in the 23rd Congressional District in Texas. 

January 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives today passed several strongly bipartisan bills focused on ending human trafficking.  A roughly $10 billion industry in the United States, Texas trails only behind California with the highest number of reported human trafficking cases.

January 26, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I firmly believe that if people in Washington are going to write the laws about securing our border, they should spend some time down here and talk to the men and women who risk their lives every day to protect our nation. That’s why I joined my fellow Texas Congressman Mike McCaul this weekend as he led a delegation of members of Congress on tours of our southwest border.

January 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) will join other members of Congress on a tour of the southwest border this weekend, led by fellow Texan and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Congressman Mike McCaul.

January 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the Air Force’s decision to select Joint Base San Antonio as the host base for their Installation and Mission Support Center Headquarters:


In The News

January 16, 2017 In The News

 SAN ANTONIO - Despite some rain and clouds, thousands of people took to the streets of the city's East Side on Monday to honor the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

March organizers expected about 300,000 people to attend the 30th annual march, considered to be among the largest in the country.

January 16, 2017 In The News

The city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities celebrated it’s 30th anniversary with a few raindrops and thousands of smiling people working to keep the dream alive.

Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert says it’s a sign of starting the new year, coming together and marching for the issues people care about.

January 16, 2017 In The News

During the height of Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for racial equality, interracial friendships like the one between local high school students Josh Lambert and Charles Trammel were often met with disapproval and, in some cases, violent opposition.

January 14, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump’s unlikely presidency that begins Friday brings measures of hope and alarm, with the potential of jarring change seldom seen in a nation viewed as the world's most stable.

January 13, 2017 In The News

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of San Antonio’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March. Billed as one of the nation’s largest MLK marches, some 300,000 residents and local dignitaries are expected to participate. Mayor Ivy Taylor will be in attendance as well as Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, Rep. Will Hurd and Texas House Speaker Joe Straus.

January 13, 2017 In The News

The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.

January 12, 2017 In The News

The first battle that Representative Mike Pompeo prepared to fight was against the Russians, when he commanded a tank platoon in Germany in the twilight of the Cold War. On Thursday, he made clear he was ready to take on America’s old adversary if confirmed as director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

January 12, 2017 In The News

Federal IT modernization efforts aren’t going away. Even though Congress and the Obama administration’s efforts to codify plans to update legacy IT systems died on the vine in 2016, they will probably be resuscitated this year.

January 11, 2017 In The News

With a new president and Congress entering Washington, D.C., the encryption debate will shift dramatically from what it looked like just one year ago during the height of the fight between Apple and FBI.

January 7, 2017 In The News
President-elect Donald Trump’s skepticism of the Intelligence Community’s findings on Russian election interference has raised fears among experts that Trump will bypass intel analysts and demand that his personal team conduct