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February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly joined his colleagues this week to support the Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act (H.R. 276), which creates an award program for the contributions of school support staff, such as bus drivers, secretaries and school nurses who keep our schools running.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents eight national parks and historic sites across South and West Texas, was proud to continue to advocate for public lands by supporting the bipartisan Natural Resources Management Act.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was named a 2019 Congressional Honoree by the American Alliance of Museums. After announcing this exciting news, Hurd issued the following statement:

February 25, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

From the shores of Tripoli, to the beaches of Normandy, to the mountains of Afghanistan, the brave men and women of our Armed Forces have made countless sacrifices to ensure our freedom. Our Constitution, our democracy, all that we honor and hold sacred has been made possible through their tireless service.

February 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents a majority Hispanic district and co-chairs the Congressional Hispanic Serving Institutions Caucus, joined Reps. Jim Langevin (RI-02) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to introduce a bipartisan bill to improve the education of English learners (ELs) enrolled in pre-kindergarten, elementary and secondary school programs.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents eight national parks and historic sites, joined his colleagues to help jumpstart overdue maintenance projects across our national parks by introducing the Restore our Parks and Public Lands Act.

February 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) met with Janne Känkänen, Finnish Under-Secretary of State for International and European Union Affairs, Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi and other officials from Finland’s government. Hurd and the delegation affirmed the importance of the transatlantic alliance and economic ties between the U.S. and the EU.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Senate passage of the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:

February 8, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As your Representative, one of my top priorities is making sure Congress enacts policies that create economic opportunity and give every family a chance at the American dream. Education is an essential part of these efforts. Without a well-educated workforce the next generation will be unable to take full advantage of the opportunities available in the 21st century economy.

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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.

November 12, 2018 In The News

County leaders officially opened the Bexar County Military Transition Center on Monday morning, coinciding with the observance of Veterans Day.

The center aims to work with active duty service members in the San Antonio area within six months of their separation from the military to facilitate a smooth transition to civilian life, Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff (Pct. 3) said.

October 29, 2018 In The News

Mitchell Lake served for decades as a big, stinky holding pond for San Antonio’s sewage, but now it is considered a hidden gem on the South Side as a refuge for hundreds of bird species.

October 29, 2018 In The News

A former sewage treatment facility repurposed as a bird-watching destination is poised to become bigger with $1.5 million in federal funds awarded to help add wetlands to the property.

October 26, 2018 In The News

VIA Metropolitan Transit is rolling out several smart transit initiatives designed to make riding the bus easier for San Antonio residents and visitors. 

VIA on Thursday demonstrated new cellphone capabilities and digital kiosks that it will deploy at 30 locations.

October 25, 2018 In The News

VIA Metropolitan Transit demonstrated a new app Thursday to promote multimodal transit, unveiled plans to roll out 24/7 customer service via a chatbot, and announced sales of its day passes have gone up 500 percent since launching a mobile payment system.

October 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent visit to San Antonio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Eagle Ford Shale discovery also put a spotlight on cybersecurity in the energy sector.

October 23, 2018 In The News

The city of Presidio is rebuilding its international bridge to reinvigorate trade at the Mexican border.

This bridge can make all the difference for this small town.

Local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Presidio-Ojinada international rail bridge.

 

October 23, 2018 In The News

La línea de ferrocarril South Orient se extiende en 391 millas, desde la frontera de Texas-México en Presidio a través de San Angelo hasta el sur de Coleman.

October 23, 2018 In The News

An old West Texas rail line is one step closer to re-opening.

This week, county and state officials broke ground in Presidio on a $35-million project to reconstruct the South Orient Rail Line.

 

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