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January, 2018

August, 2017

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    Hurd Introduces 21st Century SMART Wall Legislation

    Thursday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) introduced the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act with Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), David G. Valadao (R-CA), Steve Knight (R-CA), Steve Pearce (R-NM), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Keith Rothfus …

  • 7 July

    U.S. Rep. McCaul Urges Trump to Call out Putin on Election Meddling

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, publicly pressed President Donald Trump Friday morning to forcefully call out Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country’s meddling with the 2016 U.S. …

June, 2017

May, 2017

  • 22 May

    Rep Hurd, Three Other Reps Introduce Bill to Help Fund National Park Repairs

    WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) introduced a bipartisan bill to jump start overdue maintenance projects in national parks. The National Park Service …

  • 17 May

    Landmark IT Reform Bill Approved by House

    Wednesday, the House of Representatives took a major step toward strengthening digital infrastructure by approving a bipartisan federal IT reform package. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd, will reduce …

March, 2017

February, 2017

  • 27 February

    SpaceX to fly Two Private Citizens Around Moon in 2018

    SpaceX, a private space transportation company started by Elon Musk in 2002, announced Monday their intent to send a manned mission to the moon in late 2018. The mission would come some 50 years after …

  • 21 February

    Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime, Research Shows

    DENVER – As President Donald Trump continues to make good on promises to deport undocumented immigrants – with some seeking protection in sanctuary churches – a new study shows U.S. cities with large immigrant populations …

January, 2017

  • 19 January

    Report: Texas 3rd on List of States with Highest Medicare Waste

    Washington, D.C. – The Council for Medicare Integrity (CMI) today released an analysis of improper payments made within the Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) program. The analysis looks at the amount of Medicare overpayments collected from providers by Recovery Audit …