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May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S.

May 21, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Access to medical care and affordable prescriptions is a real problem for many in the 23rd District of Texas. I hear story after story about seniors having trouble getting an appointment with their doctor and families having to make tough decisions to afford the medicine they need. My dad is 84 years old and has diabetes, this issue hits close to home for me.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) signed a discharge petition that, if it receives 218 signatures, would force a vote on H.R. 336, the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) worked to exponentially lower the blood pressure of South and West Texans by cosponsoring the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined a group of his House colleagues this week to introduce the Afghan Allies Protection Act (H.R. 2796).

May 14, 2019 Press Release

MONAHANS, TX –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) is proud to announce that the Roy Hurd Memorial Airport in Monahans, Texas received $3,400,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide much-needed repairs to airport runways. Thrilled by the news, Rep. Hurd released the following statement:

May 7, 2019 Press Release

EAGLE PASS, TEXAS – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to pen a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John Sanders in support of the City of Eagle Pass’s request to expand hours of operation at their Port of Entry.

May 7, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Sirens blaring loudly in the distance. Bright streaks of light in the sky. Deadly explosions seconds later. This is not a scene from a war movie. These are the sights and sounds in Israel today in 2019. On the weekend of May 4th, Hamas and other terrorist groups fired more than 600 rockets into Israel from the Gaza strip. Their aim is to kill innocent civilians and sow chaos.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilConVA) adopted their 2020 funding bill, which funds Department of Defense military and family housing construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs and other related agencies. U.S.

April 22, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

There’s no better time to go outside than Springtime. Here in the 23rd District of Texas, there’s also no better time to find your park, and you have eight incredible options to choose from across South and West Texas.


In The News

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.


October 19, 2018 In The News

(Oct. 19, 2018) -- Government, university and industry leaders gathered at the UTSA Downtown Campus today to advance the partnerships that position San Antonio as a test bed for energy cybersecurity preparedness.