Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Streamline Intelligence Community Acquisition Processes

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), and Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) today introduced the Enabling New Agile Buying-power and Leveraging Enhancements in Intelligence Community (ENABLE IC) Acquisitions Act, which would enable the IC to streamline acquisition processes and give priority […]

Cornyn Votes for FAA Reauthorization Bill: ‘A Major Win for Texas’

News A highly functioning FAA is vital to the country, but it’s clear that the agency has fallen short in a number of respects in recent years. ‘This legislation… delivers a major win for Texas, and in particular, San Antonio, where I was raised. This legislation will allow five additional long-haul flights into Reagan National […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with City of Pharr Leadership

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with City of Pharr officials, including Commissioner Ricardo Medina, City Manager Jonathan Flores, and Assistant City Manager Cynthia Reyes, to discuss the Pharr International Bridge expansion project and the importance of infrastructure improvements for cross-border trade. See photo attached and below. This image is in […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with TAMU Chancellor

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met yesterday with Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp to discuss the system’s work on cutting-edge semiconductor research and development and opportunities to help bolster American manufacturing. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do so may […]

Cornyn, Sinema, Babin, Sorensen Introduce Bill to Streamline NASA Partnerships, Expand Engineering Research and Education

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) and U.S. Congressmen Brian Babin (TX-36) and Eric Sorensen (IL-17) released the following statements on introduction of the NASA Streamlining Partnerships for Research and Education for Engineering and Science (SPREES) Act, which would streamline the process for NASA to partner with federal agencies […]

Cornyn Applauds $90M Investment to Promote STEM Education at Rice University

News AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the National Science Foundation announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement to provide $90 million in funding over the next five years to SafeInsights, an education research and development hub, through the Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program authorized under the CHIPS […]

Cornyn Applauds $6.4B CHIPS Funding Announcement for Samsung in Texas

News DALLAS – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce and Samsung Electronics Co. announced that they have reached a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) to provide up to $6.4 billion in direct funding under the CHIPS and Science Act, which provides resources for the programs […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Strengthen U.S. Competitiveness in Space

News Legislation Would Streamline Commercial Space Launches WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Krysten Sinema (I-AZ) yesterday introduced their Licensing Aerospace Units to New Commercial Heights (LAUNCH) Act, which would streamline the application process for commercial space launches and the […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Grills TikTok CEO on Child Usage, U.S.-China Data Sharing

News CORNYN: According to the Journal, employees under the Project Texas say that U.S. user data… continued to be shared with ByteDance staff, again, owned by a Chinese company. Are you going to conduct any sort of investigation to see whether there’s any truth to the allegations made in the article, or are you just […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Manage Space Traffic in Low-Earth Orbit

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Gary Peters (D-MI), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Eric Schmitt (R-MO), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) today introduced their Situational Awareness of Flying Elements in (SAFE) Orbit Act, which would encourage the development of commercial space capabilities by directing the Office of Space Commerce (OSC) within the […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Plano Mayor

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Plano Mayor John Muns to discuss the city’s development projects and the importance of improving transportation infrastructure as the Metroplex continues to grow. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do so may credit the […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Port San Antonio CEO

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Port San Antonio President and CEO Jim Perschbach to discuss Port San Antonio’s impact on Bexar County, including its initiatives to cultivate interest in STEM education for local youth and incentivize innovation at the state-of-the-art Boeing Center at Tech Port. Port San Antonio has more […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with NASA Administrator

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met yesterday with NASA Administrator and former Senator Bill Nelson to discuss the Orion spacecraft project, managed by NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC), and other priorities for NASA and JSC. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Texas Tech System Leadership

News  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with the Texas Tech University (TTU) System Chancellor Tedd Mitchell, TTU President Lawrence Schovanec, and Midwestern State University President Stacia Haynie to discuss semiconductor education research and other priorities for the University System. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Johnson Space Center Director

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director Vanessa Wyche to receive an update on JSC’s missions, operations, and plans for the International Space Station. Last month, Sen. Cornyn sent a letter urging leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on […]