With flights canceled up and down the eastern seaboard Tuesday, two Texas members of Congress went all Thelma and Louise across the state — the start of a cross-country road trip so they could cast votes at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
True border security demands a flexible, defense-in-depth strategy that includes a mix of personnel, technology and changing tactics, all of which come at a lower price tag than a border wall.
The majority of Texans would like to see a bridge rather than a wall that is estimated to cost $15-25 billion, assuming it can even be funded and built.
Goods exported to Mexico and Canada last year supported almost 3 million U.S. jobs – that’s more than a quarter of the total jobs supported by U.S. exports.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd announced a partnership to provide computer science certification and training to middle school educators at BiblioTech South Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is introducing a new computer science initiative designed to increase middle school students’ access to a quality tech education.
Dreamers visited the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Library of Congress, and met with Congressional leaders and one of the president’s senior advisors.
Hurd, who served as a CIA officer from 2000-2009 in South Asia and the Middle East, has an ample background in computer science, cybersecurity and national security, sits on the Homeland Security Committee, and is chairman of the IT Subcommittee for Oversight and Government Reform.
Attendees had the opportunity to listen to three veterans share their thoughts, struggles, and reflections regarding a life of military service.
As Texas Democrats pick up the pieces of the 2016 election, a single-digit margin in the presidential race here and a few legislative victories don’t offer much comfort.