Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Urge Support for USDA Disaster Declaration for Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy Counties Amid Agricultural Losses Due to Storms

Senator Ted Cruz

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today wrote Acting Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Shea in support of Governor Abbott’s federal disaster declaration request for Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties amid significant agricultural production losses due to severe winter storms across the State of Texas. In the letter, the senators wrote: “While the state continues to assess damages in other counties, Governor Abbott has requested that USDA expeditiously issue a […]

Statement from Harris County Judge Hidalgo on Federal Court Decision on Drive-Thru Voting

Today, Harris County Judge Hidalgo released the following statement regarding the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on drive-thru voting: “Safe, secure, and fair elections are the backbone of our democracy. Today’s decision validates what we have been saying all along: Drive thru voting is safe, secure, legal, and a common sense way for voters to cast their ballots during a pandemic. It is beyond comprehension that anyone would […]