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Sen. Cruz Sits Down with Jessica Headley of San Antonio’s KABB Fox 29 In One-on-One Interview

Senator Ted Cruz

Discusses efforts to help the Central Texas economy grow and other national issues SAN ANTONIO, Texas – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) held a town hall with constituents in New Braunfels, following a tour of Sysco Central Texas, Inc. and delivered remarks at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce luncheon. There, he discussed his priorities for Texas, including repealing and replacing Obamacare, and implementing fundamental tax reform. Later in the day, Sen. Cruz […]

Sen. Cruz Discusses Job Growth and Support for Agriculture in West Texas Tour

Senator Ted Cruz

Visits Sage Oil Vac in Amarillo and Farmers Cooperative Compress in Lubbock LUBBOCK, Texas — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday toured Sage Oil Vac in Amarillo, where he held a roundtable discussion with employees, local community leaders and elected officials. Following his visit in Amarillo, Sen. Cruz met with members of Farmers Cooperative Compress in Lubbock. Several media outlets covered Sen. Cruz’s visit. Selected news coverage is below: Senator Ted Cruz Visits […]

Sen. Cruz Discusses Obamacare Repeal and Fundamental Tax Reform in New Braunfels and San Antonio

Ted Works for Texas ‘I am fighting for policies that will expand opportunity for every Texan’ SAN ANTONIO, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today toured Sysco Central Texas, Inc. in New Braunfels, where he held a town hall with employees. Following his town hall, Sen. Cruz delivered remarks at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Later in the day, Sen. Cruz visited Division Laundry & Cleaners, also in San Antonio, where he discussed the […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Barcelona Attack

Senator Ted Cruz

“America stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Spain in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for today’s atrocity” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding today’s attack by terrorists in Barcelona, Spain: “Today, we mourn the lives lost in the barbaric terrorist attack that occurred in Barcelona, Spain. ISIS has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack in which at least twelve innocent people were murdered and 100 others injured when a terrorist plowed […]

Olson Applauds Trump Vision In Afghanistan

SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement of a new strategy for US engagement in Afghanistan: “President Trump has made the right decision in announcing a plan to deploy more military members to Afghanistan. The Obama plan of using our military for nation building overseas is over.  As a former Navy pilot, I support the president’s strategy of empowering our military to fight and […]

AG Paxton Leads 14-State Coalition in Amicus Brief Defending the First Amendment Rights of Arlene’s Flowers 

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today led a 14-state coalition in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court defending the First Amendment rights of Washington floral design artist Barronelle Stutzman. The Washington State Supreme Court ruled that Stutzman must provide a custom floral arrangement for a same-sex wedding, even though it violated Stutzman’s deeply-held religious belief that marriage is between a man and a woman. The Washington State Supreme Court maintained […]

Sen. Cruz Joins Dallas’ Jon-David Wells on ‘The Wells Report’

Senator Ted Cruz

Discusses efforts to lower health insurance premiums and simplify the tax code ADDISON, Texas – Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) visited Mary Kay Inc. in Addison, Texas, where he discussed his efforts to create more good paying jobs for hardworking Texans. During his travels across the state, Sen. Cruz spoke with Jon-David Wells on 660 AM The Answer’s ‘The Wells Report,’ and discussed his priorities for Texas, including lowering health insurance premiums, and simplifying […]

AG Paxton Appeals Redistricting Ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court and Seeks Stay of  District Court Order

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today initiated an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court over the recent redistricting ruling by filing a notice of appeal with the U.S. District Court in San Antonio. A panel of the district court decided that two of Texas’ 36 Congressional districts (27 and 35) are unlawful. This ruling effectively prevents Texas from using the same court-adopted maps in 2018 that it has used in each of the last […]

AG Paxton Leads 16-State Coalition in Amicus Brief  Supporting President Trump’s Travel Ban

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Leading a 16-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Trump administration’s temporary travel ban, which was blocked by two lower courts before the Supreme Court allowed crucial parts of it to go forward in June. The high court agreed to take the case this fall. The Trump administration’s revised executive order prohibits for 90 days the entry of travelers from […]

AG Paxton Joins 49 Attorneys General Asking Congress to Amend Sex Trafficking Law

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a bi-partisan coalition of 49 attorneys general urging Congress to affirm that law enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking. In a letter to Congress, the attorneys general ask representatives to amend the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to clarify that states, localities and territories retain authority to investigate and prosecute facilitators of child sex trafficking wherever they operate, including online through websites like “Texas […]