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Office of the Attorney General and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Announce Partnership to Protect Motor Fuel Consumers from Unsafe or Low Quality Fuels

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) today announced their offices are partnering to protect consumers from the sale of contaminated or inferior quality motor vehicle fuel. By aggressively leveraging the respective authorities and resources of both agencies, TDLR and OAG are able to provide an interim solution easing the transition of the Motor Fuel Program from the Texas Department of Agriculture to the […]

Fox News: ‘Sen. Cruz Urges Trump Administration to Block China’s Next UN Power Play’

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is calling on the Trump Administration to block the Chinese’s government’s appointment Andy Tsang-Wai-hung, a former head of police in Hong Kong, to lead a post that would oversee transnational organized crime, trafficking, terrorism, and corruption for the United Nations. As Fox News reported: “Texas Republican Sen. Cruz — who has sponsored legislation to halt Chinese infiltration on U.S. campuses and research institutions — told Fox News in a […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration’s Repeal of Obama Era EPA Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to the Trump administration decision to repeal the Obama administration’s definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), eliminating the inconsistent regulatory patchwork that overburdened farmers, ranchers, and landowners, and led to extensive litigation: “This announcement is yet another example of the administration’s dedication to rolling back burdensome regulations from hardworking Americans and reining in federal overreach. The Obama-era WOTUS […]

Rep. Olson Statement on WOTUS Repeal

Washington, DC—Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s formal repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “After months of review, I am pleased to see the Trump Administration and EPA Secretary Wheeler reach the conclusion that the farmers and ranchers in TX-22 came to long ago: WOTUS is government overreach that created unnecessary and damaging consequences for agriculture and the economy. Today states’ rights […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Passing of T. Boone Pickens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the passing of T. Boone Pickens: “T. Boone Pickens lived a life marked with kindness and generosity. Boone was a friend, and he was a legendary Texas entrepreneur. He was larger than life, had a passion for others, and embodied Texas values. An extraordinarily generous philanthropist and a passionate advocate for American energy independence, Boone will be remembered as a legend […]

Sen. Cruz on Grassley-Cruz Legislation: ‘We Could Pass These Reforms Right Now and Make Our Country Safer’

Highlights efforts to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals, stop mass shootings WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday met with Alyssa Milano, Fred Guttenberg, and Ben Jackson to discuss the Second Amendment and actions Congress can take to stop mass shootings and protect lives, including bipartisan legislation Sen. Cruz and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reintroduced earlier this year. As Sen. Cruz said during the meeting: “If we can start from what I […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Praising Ambassador Bolton’s Leadership as National Security Advisor

Warns against dialing back maximum pressure campaign on Iran WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the resignation of former Ambassador of John Bolton: “John Bolton is a friend, and he has devoted his life to defending our national security, including providing wise counsel to multiple administrations. I sincerely hope his leaving the White House does not mean that the deep-state forces at State and Treasury—who have been […]

Sen. Cruz on Productive Meeting With Alyssa Milano and Fred Guttenberg: I Will Continue Leading the Fight to Stop Mass Shootings and Protect the Second Amendment Rights of Law-Abiding Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on his meeting with Alyssa Milano and Fred Guttenberg on the Second Amendment: “I am always grateful for the opportunity to engage in positive, civil discussion on the substantive issues of the day – especially with those with whom I disagree. Today’s meeting was productive and respectful, and I appreciate Alyssa and Fred’s willingness to come here with an open mind. I […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Observing the 18th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks ‘

Today, we stand together in remembrance of the fallen, and show a profound gratitude for the men and women who selflessly answered the call to defend our country’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement in observance of the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: “Eighteen years ago our country faced one of its darkest hours, as thousands of innocent lives were lost in an act of pure evil. In […]

VIDEO: Sen. Cruz Champions ‘Most Significant Federal Education Initiative Since GI Bill’

CORSICANA, Texas –This week, Oil City Iron Works, oldest continually operating iron foundry in Texas, released a video highlighting the importance of U.S. manufacturing and the need to advance the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, a bill U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz introduced that would transform how workers and families access the education and skills they need to thrive in a 21st century economy. In the video, Sen. Cruz said: “One of the great victories we’ve seen in the last two-and-a-half […]