U.S. Senator John Cornyn

President Signs NASA Bill, Cornyn Provisions to Set Goal of Astronaut Landing on Mars

Senator John Cornyn

Language from Cornyn’s MANIFEST Act Now Law WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after President Trump signed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act of 2017 into law, including language from Sen. Cornyn’s MANIFEST Act to require NASA to develop plans for the future of U.S. human space exploration and set the goal of landing an astronaut on Mars: “The President’s signature on this legislation reinforces our […]

Cornyn: GOP “Rescue Team” to Fix Obamacare Mess

Senator John Cornyn

 ‘But I would just say to our friends on the Democratic side of the aisle, that Obamacare is in meltdown mode.’  ‘We are the rescue team that’s come on the scene in order to try to salvage a mess that they created.’ WASHINGTON – Today in a press conference, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) addressed the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) recent score of the American Health Care Act which estimated the bill will lower premiums […]

Cornyn: American Health Care Act is Real Entitlement Reform

Senator John Cornyn

‘It’s time for Congress to keep its promise.’ ‘This legislation promotes sensible reforms that will make sure big-ticket items like Medicaid also are put on a more sustainable fiscal path.’ ‘It will control spending in a commonsense way, it will repeal Obamacare’s taxes and the individual and employer mandate, and it will provide more flexible free-market options for families across the country.’ WASHINGTON – Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed […]

Cornyn Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Texas Lost Battalion

Senator John Cornyn

Celebrates Texas Soldiers who Sacrificed for our Freedom WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today submitted a statement to the Congressional Record to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the capture of the Texas Lost Battalion, the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery Regiment from Camp Bowie in Brownwood, Texas, by the Imperial Japanese Army on Java on March 8, 1942. “This week, we remember the brave men of Texas who gave so much to preserve […]

Cornyn: American Health Care Act Makes Good on a Promise

Senator John Cornyn

 By responsibly reforming Medicaid, the states and the federal government will benefit, all while helping Medicaid work for the most vulnerable in our country and putting us on a path to fiscal sustainability.’ ‘The American Health Care Act is an answer to a promise that we made, and we have made repetitively in the last three elections since Obamacare became the law of the land, and I believe it’s imperative that we keep our promise.’ […]

House Passes NASA Bill, Cornyn Provisions to Set Goal of Astronaut Landing on Mars

Senator John Cornyn

Language from Cornyn’s MANIFEST Act Now Headed to President’s Desk WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 442, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act of 2017, which includes language from Sen. Cornyn’s MANIFEST Act to require NASA to develop plans for the future of U.S. human space exploration, including setting the goal of landing an astronaut on Mars: “This […]

Cornyn: President’s Address Will Offer a New Direction for the Country

Senator John Cornyn

‘I know the cornerstone of that vision for America is reviving our economy and boosting job growth.’ ‘He’s begun to trim the fat in the bureaucracy and continues to push for measures to keep the government from interfering unnecessarily with the lives of American families.’ ‘But safety of our communities and safety of our country and world peace is our chief job.’ ‘I think President Trump has demonstrated that he understands what the priorities should […]

New Cornyn Bill Will Increase Transparency in Endangered Species Listings, Protect Texans from Burdensome Settlements

Senator John Cornyn

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after introducing the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Settlement Reform Act, which would give impacted local parties a voice in the settlement process of ESA litigation between special interest groups and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). “By giving states, counties, and local landowners a seat at the table, this bill will bring some much-needed transparency to the ESA settlement process. This will ensure […]

Cornyn Lauds House Passage of Bill to Help Resolve Red River Land Dispute

Senator John Cornyn

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act to protect private property rights along the Red River from federal ownership claims. This legislation seeks to end questions about the federal government’s ownership of disputed land along the Red River.  Sen. Cornyn has introduced companion legislation in the Senate. “Today’s vote is a big step forward for Texas […]