Cornyn on Tropical Storm Imelda: ‘All-Hands-On-Deck’ with Local, State, and Federal Officials  

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed Tropical Storm Imelda’s devastation of southeast Texas on the Senate floor today. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found here. “Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall in Southeast Texas last week and dropped a massive amount of rain all across the region.” “Imelda was the fifth wettest tropical cyclone in the continental United States, with some areas receiving more than three and a half feet […]

Local, state, federal resources assist with housing needs

AUSTIN, Texas — Many Hurricane Harvey survivors who were provided temporary housing units by FEMA and the Texas General Land Office are preparing to move to their next home by the end of this month. Whether looking to rent an apartment, buy a home or rebuild an existing one, a variety of resources have helped such survivors since Harvey struck 17 months ago. Survivors can find an extensive list of resources online at, which highlights partners […]