Commentary: One circumstance could make a statewide office possible for the likes of U.S. Rep. Will Hurd and former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus.
Will Hurd, the retiring Republican congressman, plans to work in the nexus between technology and national security. Here’s what that might look like.
While some Texas Republicans avoid explicit discussions of race, the Texas GOP faces a diversity crisis that’s hard to ignore. – via @TexasTribune
In the opening keynote of the Texas Tribune Festival on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said a whistleblower complaint that has roiled the White House contains “disturbing allegations.”
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s announcement last week that he would not seek reelection has turned an already-swing district on its axis.
Commentary: With Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s decision not to seek re-election in District 23, Texas just turned a tad more purple.
Gov. Greg Abbott vowed to help defeat Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, at state and federal levels in 2020 election.
President Donald Trump’s recent racist comments about elected officials weighed on Hurd, the last black Republican in the U.S. House.
– via @texastribune
Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones announced she would challenge U.S. Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes again in 2020 after she lost by about 900 votes in 2018.
Site work will begin on the $145 million federal courthouse project next month, with construction starting in the fall. The building is set to open in 2022.