It all started with a cancelled flight due to inclement weather. Thirty-six hours and more than 1,600 miles later, Congressman Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat from El Paso, and I, a Republican from San Antonio, had driven in a Chevy Impala across the country to Washington, DC.
Washington, DC – In advance of Thursday’s vote overhauling the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:
Washington, DC – This week, the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act was reintroduced in both the House and Senate.
Washington, DC—To better help our nation’s veterans transition into meaningful civilian careers, this week U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced H.R. 1428, the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act. The bill will incentivize state and local governments to hire American veterans as new law enforcement officers.
Washington, DC – Reinforcing his commitment to keeping Americans safe, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues to fund our national defense through fiscal year 2017.
Last week, I hosted my thirteenth live telephone town hall meeting in the last two years. Although they are no substitute for the 50-plus in-person town halls and more than 400 public events I have also led, telephone town hall meetings have allowed me to communicate with over 630,000 constituents since 2015.
Washington, DC – In response to President Trump’s executive action mandating a full review of the Obama Administration’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:
When not working in DC, you can find me traveling to one of the communities in the twenty-nine counties across the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, to meet with constituents and learn about the issues most important to you. Sometimes I stop in half-a-dozen or more towns before flying back to DC on Monday.
Washington, DC – Today Speaker of the House Paul Ryan recognized Representative Will Hurd’s leadership on border security, trade, and transnational cooperation, by appointing Hurd to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) for the 115th Congress. The IPG is responsible for fostering dialogue between members of the United States and Mexican legislative bodies on issues of bilateral impor
The last thing my constituents want is more vague and confusing government regulations that come at the expense of hardworking families and small businesses. But a punishing, ever-increasing morass of red tape forces small and family-owned businesses to spend countless hours, dollars and resources on compliance, instead of doing what they do best – build their business.
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Civil Air Patrol aircraft returned to the skies over Texas to provide support for the state of Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of their response to Hurricane Harvey.
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If Congressman Will Hurd isn’t in Washington, D.C., he’s likely on the road. The San Antonio native who was elected in a tight race in 2014 serves a district that includes 29 counties, two time zones and over 800 miles of borderland.
Though Congress and the White House have expressed public support for current legislation to change the way the federal government buys information technology, one powerful adversary remains: the congressional calendar.