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hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

March 23rd, 2017

Far West Texas U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, left, and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, on the road in their rented Chevy Impala, somewhere between San Antonio and Washington, D.C.

The bipartisan road trip – ‘we can disagree without being disagreeable’

Bu U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

It all started with a cancelled flight due to …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

March 9th, 2017

Constituent-driven policy: your opinions about Obamacare

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

Last week, I hosted my 13th 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 …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

January 12th, 2017

Priorities for a second term: making government more responsible, efficient and accountable

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

As we welcome a new year and a new legislative session, my team and I are ready for another successful term.

The 115th Congress offers a fresh start for many legislative reforms that lawmakers have been working towards for years. Together, …

Bringing computer science to students and preparing them for the 21st century economy

Bringing computer science to students and preparing them for the 21st century economy

December 21st, 2016

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

Coding is the language of the 21st Century economy. If our students can’t speak it, they will be left behind. We must do a better job preparing our students for the jobs that don’t exist yet—and we’ve got to start at an earlier age.

Over 42,000 computer jobs go unfilled in Texas …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

December 8th, 2016

A new agenda to give small business a break

Guest column by Ways & Means Chairman KEVIN BRADY

As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, I am excited about our opportunity to finally deliver comprehensive tax reform that will empower small businesses in Texas and across the country. America’s small businesses embody the best of …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

July 16th, 2015

Delivering for the District
Working hard to represent you in Washington

By US Rep. WILL HURD

Representative. It is not just a title; it is my job description, and it’s why I ran for the job.

I know that not everyone who reads this column will always agree with me on my stance on the issues or on the …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

July 9th, 2015

‘Do as I say, not as I do’

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

After six months serving as the Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, I think I have discovered the mantra Washington bureaucrats seems to live by – do as I say, not as I do.

If you watch the news at all, you have heard that the …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

June 18th, 2015

Unleash the innovators

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

Let me ask you a question. Would you rather our best scientists spend their time in an office writing research grant proposals or in the laboratory finding a cure for cancer? This week in Congress we’re working on bipartisan legislation which promotes less of the former and more of …

our u.s. congressman

our u.s. congressman

May 28th, 2015

The congressman, center, with Suzanne Dixon, regional director Texas Regional National Parks Conservation Association, left. and Jim Murrell, of the Friends of Big Bend National Park board of directors.

National parks like Big Bend celebrate shared heritage

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

I went to confirm there is indeed “a place in Far West Texas where …

Congressman comes to Alpine next week to address pipeline issues

May 21st, 2015

FAR WEST TEXAS – Far West Texas-area Congressman Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, plans to be in Alpine next week to address issues regarding the Trans Pecos Pipeline, according to a news release from Brewster County Republican Party chair Monica McBride.

Will Hurd

The meeting is set for 9am Wednesday, May 27 at the Vic …

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