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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

December 1st, 2016

Back to work, hitting the ground running

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

During my first term, I put over 75,000 miles on my car crisscrossing the district, hosted over 400 public meetings, and helped over 1,000 individual constituents beat the federal bureaucracy. It’s been a busy two years, but I’m just getting started.

Our nation is experiencing new …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

October 13th, 2016

Commonsense leadership: working hard to get things done

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

The United States has lacked leadership in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity, and border security for too long, creating systemic challenges to the safety of Americans. Additionally, all too often, politicians are out of reach and out of touch with those they represent.

But …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

September 29th, 2016

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

 By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

The last Hurd on the Hill column was dedicated to the sacrifices our Hispanic-American service members have made and continue to make for our country. I am thrilled to announce that the Senate approved a bill last week that I introduced to re-name the Tornillo Port Of …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

July 21st, 2016

Those who seek to divide us won’t win

By U.S. Rep. WILL HURD

To those who are using fear and terror to try and divide our country, I have a message: You will not win.

When tragedies such as the ones that played out in Dallas and across the country this week happen, the …

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 …

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