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January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing several bipartisan bills yesterday to support the more than 30 million small businesses across our nation and help those who are transitioning from being incarcerated back into civilian life in becoming entrepreneurs.

Last night the House passed:

January 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) a former CIA officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and IT Subcommittee Chair, proudly joined his colleagues today to pass several bills to increase broadband capabilities and ensure the United States continues leading the way in 5G.

January 8, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Washington Examiner on January 8, 2020.

December 31, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

The U.S. House has done its job: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been passed and is on its way to the U.S. Senate. Those of us who live and work in South and West Texas know well that the United States and Mexico share a very special economic relationship. We count on cross-border commerce to serve as an economic engine across local communities.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan bill by U.S.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported the House passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Rep. Hurd served as a member of the Republican Whip Team to ensure support for this landmark trade deal and has been a tireless advocate for free trade with Mexico and Canada throughout his time in Congress.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined his colleagues to support the bipartisan Appropriations package for FY 2020. These bills provide funding not just to keep the government running but to provide for many programs vital for our national security, our military and veterans, border security and more.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan bill by U.S.

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December 12, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies can earn better grades on their next FITARA (Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act) scorecard by taking action on three items that underpin the scoring–software inventories, CIO reporting lines, and setting up working capital funds for IT improvements as authorized by the MGT (Modernizing Government Technology) Act–members of Congress and an official with the Go

December 12, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies are making significant strides when it comes to IT modernization, but lawmakers on Wednesday warned they shouldn’t get complacent.

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.

Issues:
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.

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