Nationwide News

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Former First Lady Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: “My prayers are with the Bush family at the passing of their beloved Barbara, an eternal First Lady in the heart of every Texan. “She was as much a public servant as her husband and children: traveling the world as advisor and ambassador, campaigning for adult literacy programs at home, and, of course, […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘This Will Be the Last Tax Day Where Uncle Sam Uses the Outdated System Texans Have Struggled Under for Decades’

Releases video highlighting historic tax cuts, his efforts to make individual tax cuts permanent on Tax Day WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today on Tax Day, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following video highlighting the savings Texans are seeing following the historic tax cuts passed in December, noting the average family of four will save over $11,000 more this year compared to 2017. He also notes that on tax reform, there is much more Congress can […]

Sen. Cruz Op-Ed in Texas Tribune: Modern laws for the fight against human trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today penned an op-ed for the Texas Tribune highlighting the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), which was signed into law by President Trump last week. This bill seeks justice for victims of sex trafficking and ensures that websites such as Backpage.com – based in Dallas, Texas – that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking, can be held liable and brought to justice. Sen. Cruz is an original cosponsor of the legislation, which was introduced […]

Sen. Cruz Addresses Members of the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) addressed members of the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce during their biennial fly-in to Washington, D.C. There, he discussed his priorities for NAFTA, including his letter to President Trump urging him to include a groundbreaking Competitiveness Chapter to achieve regulatory reform, including the REINS Act, in any NAFTA renegotiation, and his efforts to rollback burdensome federal regulations on business owners, so they can […]

Sen. Cruz Featured in the Skimm’s ‘Sip ‘n Skimm’ Series

Discusses legislative priorities and victories with the Skimm’s Eugenia Finizio WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was featured in the Skimm’s ‘Sip ‘n Skimm’ series. Sen. Cruz discussed the four big priorities for Congress and the new administration, the victories achieved in the last year, and his efforts to prevent future mass shootings while safeguarding the Second Amendment rights of law abiding citizens. Watch the full interview here. Excerpts are below: “There’s […]

Sen. Cruz: Even on Tax Day, There Is a Renewed Optimism and Energy Throughout the Lone Star State

Introduces comprehensive bill to make individual tax cuts and provisions permanent WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today, on Tax Day, introduced a comprehensive bill to make the federal tax cuts and provisions on the individual side permanent. “We’re seeing enormous benefits as a result of the historic tax cuts passed last year,” Sen. Cruz said. “The Texas economy is booming, and even on Tax Day, there is a renewed optimism and energy […]

Sen. Cruz Participates in Nomination Hearing for Vice Admiral Karl Schultz to be Commandant of the United States Coast Guard

‘On behalf of the people of Texas, I want to say thank you for the extraordinary job the Coast Guard did during our time of need’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today participated in the nomination hearing to consider Vice Admiral Karl Schultz to be promoted to Admiral and to consider his nomination to be Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. […]

Olson Statement On The Passing Of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to reports that former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away: “Today, America has lost one of the most beloved and patriotic women of our time. Barbara Bush was the rock of the Bush family, a champion of child and family literacy and a true inspiration for so many people around our country and our world.  Nancy and I loved seeing her with former […]

Internationally Known Christian Writer Reflects on the Passing of Barbara Bush

Katy, Texas: Rev. Robert A. Crutchfield founder of FaithInspires.Org released the following statement on the death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. “Nancy Reagan has been remembered for her talent, grace and dignity. Barbara Bush on the other hand will be remembered by most of us in a far different way. Barbara Bush is one of only two women in American History to be both the wife of a president, and the mother of a president. You […]

Hegar Discusses the Texas Legacy Fund

By responsibly investing the state’s Economic Stabilization Fund, also called the “rainy day fund,” Texas can address some of the long-term debt obligations that threaten its triple-A credit rating. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has proposed creating the Texas Legacy Fund as a way to grow and safeguard the state’s money while maintaining the Economic Stabilization Fund’s original purpose. On Wednesday, April 18, Comptroller Hegar will testify before the Texas House Committee on Appropriations to discuss the […]