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June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform advanced bipartisan legislation by U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Rep.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) urged his colleagues to support $30 million in federal funding to reimburse local communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.

June 10, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Our South and West Texas communities are bearing the brunt of the immigration crisis. When crisscrossing the 23rd District of Texas, I consistently hear that folks I represent are concerned about the influx of migrants and subsequent releases by the Customs and Border Protection.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), in recognition of his longtime service and admiration for our nation’s parks, is now a co-Chairman of the National Parks Caucus. This bipartisan caucus, chaired by Hurd along with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03), works to ensure that our nation’s parks and historic sites are advocated for in Congress.

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) is sticking up for border communities by asking for federal reimbursement for expenses incurred by local governments assisting with the ongoing humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released a proposal to reform U.S. asylum laws and address the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border that is straining the resources of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other federal agencies and overwhelming local communities.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

EAGLE PASS, TX –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) is pleased to announce the North American Development Bank (NADBank) approved $3.07 million in loans and grants to support expanding the sanitary landfill in Maverick County, Texas. This project will benefit all 54,258 residents by providing additional capacity to continue managing the proper disposal of 150 tons of solid waste each day.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

DEL RIO, TX – Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) Laredo Field office announced that the Amistad Dam International Bridge will reopen and resume normal operation hours of 10am-6pm on Saturday, June 8, 2019 after a month-long closure.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

DEL RIO, TEXAS – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) continued their push to reopen the Amistad Dam Port of Entry in Del Rio by penning a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner John Sanders urging CBP to act quickly on this important matter.



In The News

December 11, 2018 In The News

A scathing new report finds one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history was "entirely preventable." A 14-month congressional investigation slammed credit rating agency Equifax for lacking preventative measures in a data breach that exposed the personal information of 148 million Americans last year. 

December 10, 2018 In The News

The Department of Health and Human Services will be in the hot seat before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Dec. 12 when its progress against the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) will be scrutinized.

December 10, 2018 In The News
The Senate cleared a bill to boost information sharing and data access at the Department of Homeland Security, sending it one step closer to the president's desk.
December 7, 2018 In The News

The Texas Department of Transportation was recently awarded $50 million in federal grants to pay for critical improvements needed to address safety and connectivity in the Permian Basin.

November 30, 2018 In The News

The House on Friday unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to elevate the role of the federal government's chief information officer.

November 29, 2018 In The News

As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.

November 27, 2018 In The News

While they may not be home for Thanksgiving, those thousands of Army troops who are stationed on the Southwest Border will likely be back in their beds for Christmas, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

November 20, 2018 In The News

Just in time for Black Friday specials, a national consumer group is warning parents of potentially dangerous toys and gifts for kids.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group released its 33rd annual “Trouble in Toyland” report detailing hazardous and mislabeled toys, including concerns over tech items with recording devices.

November 14, 2018 In The News

With a new session of Congress–and a power shift in the House–looming in January, big tech companies are looking toward 2019 and possible new privacy legislation that will alter the shape of their business models.

November 12, 2018 In The News

SAN ANTONIO - A new center in Bexar County is hoping to prepare veterans who are transitioning out of service.

The new Military and Veterans Services Center opened by Fort Sam Houston.

The center's goal is to target service members who are within six months of leaving their branch of service to help find jobs and better prepare for life outside the military.