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Texas OAG Celebrates Veterans in Special Ceremony Honoring Their Service

AUSTIN – Just before today’s celebration of Veterans Day and in the midst of the national recognition and support of veterans through the month of November, military veterans employed with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) were honored during a special ceremony and celebration of their service. The OAG employs approximately 300 veterans who represent all branches of the U.S. Military, and spouses and children of service members. Several veterans employed with the OAG […]

Texas OAG Celebrates Veterans in Special Ceremony Honoring Their Service

AUSTIN – Just before today’s celebration of Veterans Day and in the midst of the national recognition and support of veterans through the month of November, military veterans employed with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) were honored during a special ceremony and celebration of their service. The OAG employs approximately 300 veterans who represent all branches of the U.S. Military, and spouses and children of service members. Several veterans employed with the OAG […]

Sen. Cruz in The Dallas Morning News: Hong Kong is the new Berlin

HOUSTON, Texas. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today wrote an op-ed in The Dallas Morning News recognizing the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the power of American principles in combatting the evils of tyranny and promoting freedom around the world. Highlighting the tyrannies that exists today, Sen. Cruz wrote in the op-ed: “Though the physical, graffiti-covered, concrete barrier was toppled in East Germany, modern Berlin Walls still exist today. Tyranny […]

Sens. Cruz, Markey, Durbin Call on Cambodian Government to Allow the Peaceful Return of Opposition Party Members and Democracy Activists  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a resolution calling on the Cambodian government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, to allow for the peaceful return of opposition party members and democracy activists to the country this weekend. Since 2017, the Hun Sen government increasingly has taken bold steps to undermine human rights, democracy, and freedom […]

Sen. Cruz to America’s Veterans: ‘We Thank You, And We Salute You’  

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video in advance of Veterans Day, recognizing Texas’ and America’s veterans for their service to our country. “This Veterans Day, Texans and Americans across our great nation will unite to honor and recognize our veterans for the brave and selfless sacrifices they have made for our country. “To each and every one of the dedicated men and women who are currently serving or have served in our nation’s military, we […]

Breitbart: Ted Cruz: Big Tech Is a ‘Growing Threat to Our Democracy’  

HOUSTON, Texas – Breitbart’s Sean Moran on Thursday highlighted U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) efforts to hold Big Tech accountable for its pattern of political bias and censorship, calling him “one of the Senate’s loudest big tech critics.” As Moran writes in the article: “‘Big tech has decided to abandon neutrality and instead become an aggressive left-wing filter and if they’re going to engage in naked political bias, it seems to me there is no reason […]

Senate Democrats Obstruct Sens. Cruz, Toomey’s Proposal to Fully Debate & Advance Bipartisan SECURE Act, Tax Relief for Gold Star Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) today offered a unanimous consent request to debate and advance the SECURE Act, comprehensive, bipartisan retirement security legislation, in the Senate. The request also included the opportunity for the Senate to vote on common sense proposals to strengthen the bill. Sens. Cruz and Toomey, as well as Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah), offered several proposals, including: Allowing […]

Sen. Cruz Meets with Cuban Dissident Rosa María Payá on National Victims of Communism Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the son of a Cuban political prisoner, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has led efforts to expose oppressive regimes and advocate on behalf of political dissidents yearning for freedom across the globe. Today, on National Victims of Communism Day, Sen. Cruz met with Cuban political dissident Rosa María Payá to denounce the evils of communism and call for freedom and democracy to be restored to Cuba. Earlier this week, Sen. Cruz released a video titled, “The Power of American Principles,” in recognition […]

Sens. Cruz, Graham, Rep. Cheney to President Trump: Tear up the Iran Nuclear Deal Once and For All

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), member of the House Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement following an announcement by Iran that it will begin injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at the Fordow nuclear bunker, which the Nuclear Archives seized by Israel identify as part of Iran’s nuclear weapons program: “Today’s news reports confirm what […]

Schofield lauds passage of income tax ban

State Rep. Mike Schofield (photo courtesy Mike Schofield)

Wrote and filed the original bill Mike Schofield, who wrote and filed the bill that eventually became Proposition 4, issued the following statement lauding the voters’ passage of the proposition banning a state income tax: The passage of Prop 4 to ban a state income tax in Texas is a big win for Texas taxpayers. It will now require a constitutional amendment for the state to impose an income tax, which is highly unlikely to […]