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March 30, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) announced the distribution of more than $19 million for the Cities of San Antonio and El Paso and Bexar County to address the COVID-19 public health emergency through various programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), joined his colleagues today in supporting passage of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This bill will help American families, health care workers, small businesses and the entire economy, and it builds upon two other aid packages passed by Congress to combat the ongoing public health crisis.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services awarded seven grants to health centers in the 23rd congressional district to continue combating the current pandemic. The funds awarded to the community health facilities totaled $502,036.

March 23, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Small businesses feed, clothe and provide services to our community. They help us thrive, and they employ our friends, family and neighbors. But, today, so many of our small businesses are facing a challenging time because COVID-19 has and will continue to wreak havoc on our entire economy.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today supported reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) after a bipartisan agreement was reached to maintain the use of critical national security tools while also adding measures designed to prevent abuses of the system.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing a bipartisan measure to ensure increased educational opportunity and job placement for veterans through apprenticeship programs and initiatives.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) issued the following statement after the release of the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s report on a strategy to defend the United States against emerging cyber threats:

March 9, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Over the last few months, the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China has developed into a global threat. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is now present in over 100 countries with over 100,000 confirmed cases worldwide, resulting in over 3,000 deaths.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) who is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined his colleagues in passing a multi-billion-dollar supplemental funding bill to further address the ongoing coronavirus—also called COVID-19—situation in the U.S.

March 3, 2020 Press Release

EL PASO, TX — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation within the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced that El Paso County Water Improvement District 1 will receive a $1 million grant for fiscal year 2020 as part of DOI’s WaterSMART program, which focuses on improving water conservation and helping water-resource managers identifying strategies to ensure sufficient supplies of clean water.


In The News

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.

November 14, 2018 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.

November 12, 2018 In The News

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.

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.