WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues to support the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, which includes the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA).
Down in Boerne, Texas, there is a very special group of women with hearts of gold who dedicate their time to serving female active-duty military members, veterans and their families. Last week I had the pleasure of spending time with the Pink Berets to learn about their philosophy, their mission and the good work they do helping female veterans in our community.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his push for lower prescription drug costs and increased health care access, transparency and innovation by helping introduce the Lower Costs, More Cures Act (H.R. 19).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) showed his continued strong support for educational opportunities of students of all backgrounds by helping pass two bipartisan education bills in the House. Hurd proudly supported the following bipartisan Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) bills:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly voted in support of the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (TRACED) Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued to condemn China’s repeated human rights abuses by joining his colleagues tonight to stand united with the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang province.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Will Hurd (TX-23) and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced their bipartisan House resolution, H.Res.709, recognizing the significant and positive impact American volunteers and charitable organizations have on communities across the country.
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, National Parks Caucus co-chairs U.S. Reps. Will Hurd (TX-23) and Ron Kind (WI-03) led a bipartisan letter from the Caucus yesterday urging House Leadership to bring the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act to the House floor for a vote.
WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued to show his strong support for the people of Hong Kong in their fight for freedom and autonomy against General Secretary Xi Jinping and his communist regime by supporting the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S. 1838).
Since November is the Month of the Military Family, I asked my San Antonio District Representative Don Vasser to share his experiences as a member of a military family for this week’s Hurd on the Hill column. I hope you enjoy his story. – Will
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.