Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Blasts Manchin’s New Build Back Broke Bill

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Raising taxes on job creators, crushing energy producers with new regulations, and stifling innovators looking for new cures will only make this recession worse, not better. WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement in response to reports that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) had […]

Cornyn, Cruz, Weber Bill to Ensure Coastal Barrier Protection for Texas Gulf

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Authorizes Construction of Coastal Spine Project for Texas, Crucial for Future Hurricane Mitigation WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Randy Weber (TX-14) today released the following statements after introducing the Texas Coastal Spine Authorization Act which authorizes the construction of […]

New Cornyn Legislation to Support Texas Sea Turtle Population

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook On World Sea Turtle Day, Bill to Bolster Rescue and Recovery Efforts WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ed Markey (D-MA) released the following statements after introducing the bipartisan Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance Act, which would establish a grant program to fund the […]

Cornyn: Biden Picks Venezuelan Oil Over American Energy

WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed reports that President Biden is looking to ban Russian oil and ease sanctions on other authoritarian governments like Venezuela to fill the gap instead of harnessing energy production in his own country. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found here. “There are […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Democrats’ Gas Tax Gimmick

It’s no coincidence that this is an election year and these are people who are particularly desperate to try to address the inflation issue by a phony gimmick like this. WASHINGTON – Today on Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the Democrats’ plan to suspend the federal gas […]

Cornyn Requests Coastal Texas Study Approval in Upcoming Water Bill

HOUSTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) requested the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) be authorized in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which Congress will consider next year. “Authorizing the Coastal Texas Study is the next step to ensure our coastal infrastructure can become more resilient and that our […]

Cornyn Introduces Legislative Package to Meet Hydrogen Energy Infrastructure Needs

Bills to Expand and Diversify Resources for Energy Sector WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the Hydrogen Infrastructure Initiative, which is composed of three bills to support the deployment of hydrogen technologies and the buildout of the requisite infrastructure needed to transport, store, and deliver hydrogen. The bipartisan legislative package is cosponsored […]

Cornyn: Biden Begging OPEC ‘Pathetic and Embarrassing’

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement today in response to President Biden calling on OPEC to increase oil production in light of rising gas prices: “It’s pretty simple: if the President is suddenly worried about rising gas prices, he needs to stop killing our own energy production here on American soil. Begging the Saudis […]

Cornyn: Wyden Energy Bill Costly and Ineffective

WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) decried Democrats’ socialist energy policies that would produce worse outcomes for more money than innovative solutions like his LEADING Act, which was signed into law last year. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found here. “We’re often recognized as an oil and […]

New Cornyn, Johnson, Brady, Burgess Bill Will Help Strengthen Electric Grid Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Kevin Brady (TX-08), and Michael Burgess (TX-26) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help weatherize electric grids across the nation.  The POWER ON Act would assist electricity providers and suppliers with federal funding to protect their facilities and infrastructure against future extreme weather events, like […]

VIDEO: Cornyn: Kerry’s Solar Panel Comment ‘Insult’ to Texas Energy Workers

WASHINGTON – Today on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s suggestion that those working in traditional energy jobs who may be at risk of losing their employment due to the Biden Administration’s energy policies can simply find jobs manufacturing solar panels. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s […]