In 1885, Woodrow Wilson wrote in his treatise “Congressional Government: A Study in American Politics” that “the informing function of Congress should be preferred even to its legislative function.”
What do you call the facilitation of $2 million of goods and services across our borders every minute? In Texas, we call it NAFTA.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23), Pete Aguilar (CA-31) and Jeff Denham (CA-10) introduced the Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act, a bipartisan bill that protects DACA recipients from deportation while implementing new commonsense border security measures through enhanced technology, manpower and physical barriers, where necessary.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, the new Aspen Cyber Strategy Group kicked off its inaugural meeting in hopes of developing implementable solutions for today’s most pressing cybersecurity challenges.
No one wants to hear about another hack. As our society becomes more and more reliant on constantly emerging technologies from smart phones to smart cities, we have not been able to keep our digital information secure while harnessing these innovations.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives approved the first major tax reform bill since 1986. In response to the historic tax overhaul, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:
In order to cut through the divisive political noise and be an effective Representative, my philosophy has been real simple: agree when you agree and disagree when you disagree.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement on the signing of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act within the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), marking the Congressman’s twelfth piece of legislation signed into law:
THE 20TH CENTURY gave birth to the Nuclear Age as the power of the atom was harnessed and unleashed. Today, we are on the cusp of an equally momentous and irrevocable breakthrough: the advent of computers that draw their computational capability from quantum mechanics.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today introduced a bipartisan House resolution to recognize #GivingTuesday as part of a global movement for giving, volunteerism, and service to others.
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In my junior year at University High School, I considered dropping my plans to attend college, even though I was ranked at the top of my class. As an undocumented immigrant — my family came here from Mexico when I was age 8 — I realized that even if I found a way to fund my tuition, I would not be permitted to work after graduation.
Aiming to prevent tragedies similar to the fatal hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people near Lockhart in 2016, an Austin lawmaker won U.S. House passage of legislation Friday that would require medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots.
Two South Texas congressman behind proposed legislation to permit nonstop flights between San Antonio International Airport and Regan National Airport next to Washington, D.C., decided Thursday in the 11th hour to postpone their efforts.
A proposal that would give San Antonio a shot at a nonstop flight directly into Washington D.C. won’t go before the U.S. House of Representatives this week after encountering opposition from the airline industry and D.C. lawmakers.
SAN ANTONIO - A big push for direct flights between San Antonio and Reagan Airport in Washington, D.C., was denied Thursday afternoon and the vote to end a 1966 federal regulation will not go before the U.S. House of Representatives later this week.
San Antonio area congressmen Will Hurd and Henry Cuellar have withdrawn an amendment to allow flights from Reagan National Airport (DCA) in the Washington, DC, area to San Antonio and San Diego.
The congressmen say the nonstop flight from DCA to SAT would make it easier for military members to fly between the two cities.
A recent poll released by New American Economy and Target Point Consulting revealed that the large majority of conservative and Republican voters would support legislation that increases border security and provides a path to legal status for Dreamers.
A Congressional measure to pave the way for a San Antonio-to-D.C. direct flight made an emergency landing Thursday after staunch opposition from two major airlines.
San Antonio's latest bid to score a non-stop flight to Washington D.C.'s Reagan International has crashed and burned just after liftoff, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.