Senator Cornyn

Sen. Cornyn’s 2023 in Review

News Sen. Cornyn Had Five Bills Signed Into Law & Helped Nearly 12,000 Texans with Federal Agencies WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement and background highlighting his office’s accomplishments in constituent services and his legislation signed into law in 2023: “Whether we are helping veterans receive timely care or ensuring […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Support Development of New Charter Schools

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Ranking Member Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tim Scott (R-SC), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Mike Braun (R-IN), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Brian Schatz (D-HI) today introduced the Empower Charter School Educators to Lead Act, which would authorize […]

Cornyn Introduces Resolution to Overturn Biden’s Newest Student Loan Scheme

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act with 16 of his Senate Republican colleagues to strike down President Biden’s reckless Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) rule, which will incentivize students to take on college loan debt, hurt Texas families, and cost taxpayers as much as […]

Cornyn Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Against Biden Student Loan Cancellation Scheme

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Biden administration’s student loan debt cancellation scheme: “Today, the Court preserved the fundamental principle of personal responsibility and put an end to the Biden administration’s desperate PR stunt that would have forced taxpayers […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with UT System Chancellor Milliken

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with University of Texas (UT) System Chancellor James “JB” Milliken to discuss the UT System’s partnership with Google to equip thousands of students with career certificates and job-ready skills, Sen. Cornyn’s SAVE for Students Act, and the Texas Chips Act, which provides $440 million to […]

Cornyn, Cassidy Introduce Bill to Simplify Student Loan Repayment Process

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Ranking Member Bill Cassidy (R-LA) today introduced the Streamlining Accountability and Value in Education (SAVE) for Students Act, which would simplify the student loan repayment process for borrowers, increase accountability on behalf of the federal government, ensure new […]

Cornyn Op-Ed: A Year Later, Uvalde and the Answered Call for Change

News HOUSTON – On the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) authored the following op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman detailing implementation of his Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which has begun providing unprecedented resources for school hardening and mental health in Texas schools. A Year […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets With Baylor President

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Baylor University President Linda Livingstone to discuss the university’s efforts on furthering the technology and manufacturing workforce and other priorities affecting Waco. See photo below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do so may credit the Office of U.S. […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Killeen ISD Leadership

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Killeen Independent School District Superintendent Dr. John Craft, Deputy Superintendent Megan Bradley, and Board of Trustees Brett Williams and Susan Jones to discuss their priorities for the school year. See photo below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do […]

Cornyn, Gonzales Legislation to Honor Historical Texas School Passes House

News Will Establish Marfa’s Blackwell School as National Historic Site WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) and U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) released the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Blackwell School National Historic Site Act, which would establish the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas as a National Historic […]

Cornyn Statement on Biden Student Loan Debt Cancellation Announcement

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement to ‘cancel’ student loan debt, creating hundreds of billions of dollars in new federal debt: “The Biden Administration’s election-year stunt to force working class folks to pay off […]

VIDEO: On Fox, Cornyn Discusses the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook No parent wants to send their child to school fearful for their safety. This bill… does not infringe on the rights of law-abiding gun owners. They’re not the problem. I think we’ve threaded the needle in a way that protects the right of law-abiding citizens, […]

Cornyn’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Endorsed by Key Groups, Editorial Boards

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook The bill preserves gun rights while trying to keep guns away from the dangerous. That’s a step forward. – WSJ Editorial Board WASHINGTON – A coalition of leading law enforcement, mental health, domestic violence, and education groups have endorsed Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, […]