Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Boozman, Cotton, Inhofe, Lankford Pen Letter to General Perna in Support of Red River Army Depot Assignment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) sent a letter to General Gustave F. Perna to support the Army’s assignment of Red River Army Depot in Texas as the depot source of repair (DSOR) for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) program, which provides enhanced force protection, survivability, mobility, and power generation for the next generation warfighter. “Red River’s technical experts maintained Army […]

Cruz, Cotton, and Inhofe Applaud Addition of Citizenship Question to Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Commerce Department announced that it would add a new question to the 2020 census asking respondents whether they were citizens of the United States. The news comes after U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) sent a letter to the Department asking it to add such a question and gather more accurate data on the number of U.S. citizens living in the country. “I applaud Secretary Ross for honoring this request by […]

Sens. Cruz, Toomey, Cotton, Cornyn Introduce Eric’s Law to Provide Justice for Murder Victims  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today in introducing Eric’s Law, a bill that aims to deliver justice to victims and their families in federal death penalty cases. The legislation would permit prosecutors to impanel a second jury for sentencing if the first jury fails to reach a unanimous sentencing decision. Eric’s Law is named for Eric Williams, a federal correctional […]

Cornyn, Nelson, Cruz, Cotton, Hatch Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Veterans’ Access to Timely Care

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Veterans’ Health Care Integrity Act ensures the VA will comply with guidelines for appointment scheduling WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) today introduced legislation to improve veterans’ access to timely health care along with Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Orrin Hatch (R-UT).  The Veterans’ Health Care Integrity Act would ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) complies with its own veteran health care appointment scheduling policies by […]