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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Gov. Abbott, Texas Delegation Urge Administration to Release Billions in Hurricane Harvey Response Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), Governor Greg Abbott, and Texas members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to Acting Director Russ Vought of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) urging him to expedite issuance of the rules and regulations governing the Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) appropriated by Congress one year ago so Texas can receive over $4.3 billion for flood mitigation projects to […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Gov. Abbott, Texas Delegation Urges White House to Protect Hurricane Harvey Recovery Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), Governor Greg Abbott, and Texas members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use any federal funds already appropriated for Hurricane Harvey recovery for any other purpose. “We strongly support securing the border with additional federal resources including tactical infrastructure, technology, ports of entry improvements and personnel,” they wrote. “However, we are strongly opposed to […]

Sen. Cruz Joins President Trump, Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, Sen. Cornyn, and Local Officials to Tour Hurricane Harvey Disaster Areas and Receive Briefing on Texas Storm Response

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Reps. Williams, Brady, and McCaul join briefing in Austin from Texas DPS after Cruz visit to Corpus Christi area with President Donald Trump AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday joined President Donald Trump, Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to tour areas around Corpus Christi that were impacted by the landfall of Hurricane Harvey late Friday night. Later on Tuesday, Sen. Cruz joined President Trump, […]