John Cornyn

National Day of the Cowboy: Remembering the Cowboys Behind the Saga of Lonesome Dove

Senator John Cornyn

by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas Keep your saddle oiled and your gun greased because the “National Day of the Cowboy” – the fourth Saturday in July – is finally here. This day celebrates the lasting legacies of the cowboys that pioneered the American West as they worked cattle, beginning after the Civil War in the heart of Texas. If you’ve read or watched Lonesome Dove then you know the intrepid tale of the two retired Texas […]

Texas Times: Flag Day

Senator John Cornyn

by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas It’s summertime in Texas, a season saturated with patriotic pride. We observed Memorial Day in May, honoring those in uniform who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation. Next month, we’ll celebrate Independence Day with family and friends, smokers and grills as we reflect on how proud we are to call ourselves Americans. But this June, let’s not neglect an oft forgotten American holiday.  It’s equally […]

Sens. Cruz, Cramer, Crapo, Inhofe, Tillis, Braun, Cornyn Introduce the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act

Senator Ted Cruz

‘This bill ensures legal business aren’t wrongfully and unconstitutionally denied access to financial institutions solely because they have different political beliefs than those of the executive branch’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today introduced the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act. This bill prohibits federal regulators from arbitrarily forcing banking institutions to terminate their relationships with legal businesses solely […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Introduce Resolution Honoring Baylor Men’s Basketball Team as NCAA Champions

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today introduced a resolution in celebration and recognition of Baylor University’s 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship title. Upon introduction of this resolution, Sen. Cruz said: “I am proud to honor Baylor men’s basketball team for bringing home to Waco an incredible victory. This one-of-a-kind team showcased the competitiveness and dedication of Texans throughout the tournament, and they will no doubt continue to be a serious contender for seasons to come. Sic ‘em […]

Cornyn’s Energy Innovation Bill Now Law

Senator John Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act was signed into law as a part of the omnibus funding bill: “Rather than regulate energy providers into the ground, this law will encourage industry innovation,” said Sen. Cornyn.  “The LEADING Act will lower energy bills for Texans and protect them from the massive costs of alternative energy plans like the Green New Deal, all while protecting […]

Christmas Will Continue

Senator John Cornyn

by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas With Hanukkah recently concluded and Christmas just around the corner, we’re all gearing up to celebrate the holidays the best we can. While the pandemic bars some of our usual traditions, it’s no surprise that Texans are working hard to keep the Christmas spirit alive and doing their part to spread only joy this season. All across the state, as weather fluctuates unpredictably between warm and cold, cowboy-booted gingerbread […]

Cornyn’s Energy Innovation Bill Passes Senate

Senator John Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act passed the Senate as a part of the omnibus funding bill: “The LEADING Act gives energy innovators the freedom and resources to revolutionize natural gas power while keeping energy bills low for Texans,” said Sen. Cornyn.  “Rather than an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink regulation approach like the Green New Deal, this bill focuses on enhancing a reliable, affordable, and […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Lead Efforts to Rename Post Offices to Honor Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan And Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal  

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) released the following statements after their bills to rename a U.S. Postal Office located in Castroville, Texas as the “Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan Post Office,” and a U.S. Postal Office in Houston, Texas the “Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office Building” both passed the U.S. Senate: Upon passage, Sen. Cruz said: “I am pleased to see Congress come together and recognize the service and sacrifice […]

Sens. Cruz, Kennedy, Colleagues Introduce Conservation Funding Protection Act

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Kennedy (R-La.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) this week introduced the Conservation Funding Protection Act, legislation that would protect jobs and drilling opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico and the conservation efforts they fund. Upon introduction, Sen. Cruz said: “The preservation of energy production in the Gulf of Mexico is vital to the economic and national security of the United States. […]

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs

Senator John Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Conservation Funding Protection Act to protect jobs and drilling opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the conservation they fund. “Ensuring continued access to energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico is critical to funding conservation efforts and important storm mitigation projects along the Texas coast,” said Sen. Cornyn. “This bill would help keep us from a return to the days of relying on our adversaries to meet our […]