Cruz, Cornyn Seek Info on Zika Prep Efforts, Available Funding for Texas from Administration

Send letter to Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in a letter sent to Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) asking about how her agency is coordinating with Texas public health officials to prepare for the Zika virus threat this summer and how the CDC plans to spend its remaining […]

Cruz, Heller, Graham and Rubio Seek to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

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It is time for the United States to formally recognize Jerusalem as the eternal and undivided capital of Israel WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined with Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to introduce a resolution urging the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “I am proud to join my colleagues in […]

Cruz, Nelson Champion American Leadership and Exploration in Space

Senators praise passage of the bipartisan Cruz-Nelson NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed S. 442, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act of 2017, which was introduced by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), along with Sens. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas). The legislation provides stability for NASA to sustain and […]

Cruz, Cornyn Announce Application Process for Texas Judgeships and U.S. Attorney Positions  

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today announced that they are accepting applications for judicial and U.S. Attorney vacancies in Texas. The Senators have established a bipartisan panel of leading attorneys in Texas to help identify the most qualified candidates to fill these vacancies. This panel, known as the Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee, will review applications, interview candidates, and make recommendations to the Senators. “The FJEC selection process ensures […]