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March 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement in response to the President’s announcement to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports:

March 8, 2018 Press Release

Since its passage in December, major utility companies nationwide have announced plans to pass on savings to their customers due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

March 5, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Women entrepreneurs make up a growing portion of our economy. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States increased five times over the last decade. Their presence is all the more evident in our backyard, as Texas is home to more than 890,000 women-owned businesses, the second most in the entire nation.

February 20, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

February marks Black History Month, an opportunity for all Americans to reflect upon and celebrate the countless contributions of African-Americans to our great nation. Having spent nine years as an undercover officer in the CIA, I had the opportunity to serve shoulder-to-shoulder with our brave men and women in uniform.

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued an invitation to high school students who reside in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas to enter the annual Congressional Art Competition. Every year, Congress holds an art competition to find talented students throughout the country.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the House of Representatives budget vote to fully fund our military, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:

February 8, 2018 Editorial

Instead of debating whether or not Russia attempted to influence the 2016 elections—in ways that ranged from encouraging incorrect voting methods to promoting fake rallies to sharing false election stories—Americans should be debating how to counter this activity. The 2018 midterm elections are fast approaching, and the threat remains.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the Senate introduction of the DHS Data Framework Act, companion legislation to the House bill introduced last year by U.S. Representative Will Hurd, Hurd released the following statement:

February 5, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Most folks aren’t accountants, myself included. And if you are not a CPA or a tax code expert, the idea of major tax reform can sound perplexing. Before the New Year, our tax code was four million words long – the same length as the Old and New testaments times five.

February 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) and Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) praised Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Christopher Coons (D-DE) for introducing the bipartisan Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act in the Senate.


In The News

May 15, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will elevate the role of agency CIOs.

The order, issued Tuesday afternoon, will require that agency CIOs report directly to the agency head. It will also make CIOs voting members of bureau-level IT governance boards in a bid to increase their enterprise awareness, and give them increased hiring powers.

May 13, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — The oil and gas industry’s love affair with President Donald Trump is in trouble.

May 9, 2018 In The News

The U.S. energy industry is hoping that a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement could enhance already booming trade in the continent and boost exports of natural gas.

May 7, 2018 In The News

The age gap in the federal IT workforce is growing wider as agencies fight to attract young technologists to government, according to the latest data from the Office of Personnel Management.

The government added more than 200 people to its IT workforce from September to December, expanding from 84,451 employees to 84,669.

May 7, 2018 In The News

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words “Artificial Intelligence?” With season two of “Westworld” in full swing, many think of Dolores Abernathy and the fine line between a human- and robot-controlled amusement park. But whether we realize it or not, we’re interacting with AI every day, on both the enterprise and personal level.

May 4, 2018 In The News

The consensus among the federal IT world is that government is in desperate need of modernization, and that more money up front is essential to advancing that cause.

Yet despite general agreement passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act was a win for federal IT, just nine projects were initially submitted for money from the central IT fund the law created.

May 2, 2018 In The News

SAN ANTONIO – May 2, 2018 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception at its new San Antonio Cyber Center. Congressman Will Hurd, 23rd District of Texas, and state and local community leaders were special guests for the celebration.

May 2, 2018 In The News

(CNN) – In 2017, over 330 million visitors traveled to see the memorials and monuments across our great nation. Every American should be able to enjoy our treasured parks, but heavy traffic and aging infrastructure are taking a toll on America's system of 417 National Park Service sites.

April 30, 2018 In The News

Time to hit refresh button?

Re: "Road trip buddies still pitching bipartisanship — Parties wince, but O'Rourke, Hurd benefit from alliance," Thursday news story.

April 29, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 29, 2018