Sens. Cruz, Wicker, Colleagues Urge Trump to Keep Pro-Life Protections for Coronavirus Research

Use of fetal tissue would be unethical and counterproductive HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Senate colleagues on Tuesday sent a letter to President Trump urging the Administration to maintain pro-life protections during the search for treatments and cures for COVID-19. The letter, which was signed by 35 senators, refutes a request by 15 pro-abortion state attorneys general requesting waivers to prohibitions on the use of fetal tissue for coronavirus research. […]

Bipartisan Cruz, Sinema, Wicker, Cantwell NASA Authorization Act of 2019 Unanimously Passed by Senate Commerce Committee  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed NASA Authorization Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation led by U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) that provides the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) the clear direction needed to advance our nation’s space initiatives and investments and assert the United States’ global leadership in the final frontier. Expanding upon the bipartisan legislation Sen. Cruz in December 2018, the NASA Authorization Act of […]

Sens. Cruz, Barrasso, Inhofe, Toomey, Kennedy, Wicker, Lee, Enzi, Cassidy Urge Administration to Uphold the Rule of Law and Block Senate Democrats’ Efforts to Roll Back President Trump’s Energy Independence Accomplishments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) today urged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to stand with the hardworking men and women of small refineries across the country, and block Senate Democrats’ attempts to roll back President Trump’s energy independence accomplishments. Recently 12 Senate Democrats, five of […]

Sens. Cruz, Sinema, Wicker, Markey, Peters Introduce the Space Frontier Act

Introduce bipartisan legislation to extend ISS operations through 2030, support development of commercial space sector, fortify America’s leadership in space WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, along with Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) this week introduced the Space Frontier Act. This bipartisan bill would secure funding to continue operations for the International Space Station (ISS) through 2030, […]