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May 21, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When you hear the phrase “national security,” what comes to mind? The goals of protecting our homeland from intruders, cultivating a strong military and encouraging thoughtful foreign policy certainly are important pieces of the puzzle. However, ensuring a quality education for today’s students is also a vital component.

May 16, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

During the nine-and-a-half years I spent as an undercover officer in the CIA, I worked alongside my colleagues in the intelligence community, the diplomatic corps, and the military to prevent another terrorist attack like our nation experienced on September 11, 2001.  While we were fighting this battle on the international stage, the brave men and women at police departments across the country

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Eagle Pass High School Senior Keanna Saucedo was named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the 23rd District of Texas. Her winning artwork, a drawing titled “Beyond the Riverside,” depicts the natural landscape of the Rio Grande River in between her hometown of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and will be displayed in the U.S.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Administration’s recent announcement regarding the Iran Deal, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On May 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Georgia Ambassador Tedo Japaridze.  They affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Georgia bilateral relationship and discussed shared priorities including Georgia’s commitment to modernization and institutional reforms, the importance of U.S.

May 7, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Those who have answered the call to serve our country can be found all across the 23rd District of Texas.

May 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Commemorative Week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd co-sponsored with his fellow San Antonio colleagues a bipartisan resolution recognizing the 300th anniversary of the Alamo City’s founding.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the House of Representatives vote to impose sanctions on Iranian regime officials for politically-motivated human rights abuses and hostage-taking, including new sanctions for individuals complicit in politically-motivated detentions of Americans citizens. U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

April 26, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

What do I think of when I think of summer vacation? A jellyfish sting.


In The News

July 12, 2018 In The News

The target was a Fourth of July parade in Cleveland and, earlier this month, authorities say they stopped a planned terror attack there with the arrest of Demetrius Pitts, a U.S. citizen radicalized inside the country.

July 11, 2018 In The News

Policymakers and technology experts said without a broad national strategy for driving artificial intelligence forward, the U.S. risks letting global competitors direct the growth of the budding industry.

July 11, 2018 In The News

We talked to Rep. Will Hurd before he made his trip to Guatemala on immigration -- an issue he says the United States needs to improve.

July 11, 2018 In The News

With the creation of a White House Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence in May, the Trump administration unveiled its philosophical approach to AI innovation: The United States should lead the world, and the way to get there is by keeping any regulations at bay.

July 9, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) late last week toured Union Pacific Railroad's Clarks Park Yard U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility in Eagle Pass, Texas.

June 26, 2018 In The News

 Republican Rep. Will Hurd says he is concerned about the Health and Human Services Department's ability to handle children separated from their families at the border because the agency's phone number didn't work during a conference call.

June 18, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration's immigration "zero tolerance" policy that results in the separation of thousands of children from their families stoked outrage over the weekend, and several prominent Republicans sounded off.

June 18, 2018 In The News

President Trump doubled down Monday on his false insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration’s forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged him to reverse course.

June 17, 2018 In The News

With chants of "families united" and "free our children now," hundreds of people marched to the tent city in Tornillo, Texas, where children have been detained for immigration violations.

June 16, 2018 In The News

Texas Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the use of detained children, such as those being separated from their parents at the southern border, as a deterrent policy is "unacceptable."