Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Highlights Heroism of Fallen Navy SEALs

News Somalia is a world away from here, but what happens in that region has a direct impact on us here at home. One of these Navy SEALS was from the great State of Texas. Our hearts go out to the families of these brave Navy SEALS who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Launch Bipartisan Inquiry into VA Community Care Wait Times

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a bipartisan letter this week with seven of his Senate colleagues urging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to fully implement the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) recommendations to improve timeliness and efficiency within the VA’s community care program: They wrote: “We receive frequent communications from […]

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’ Bill to Quickly Replenish U.S. Defense Stockpiles After Providing Aid to Allies Signed Into Law

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) released the following statements after their Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which gives the Department of Defense (DoD) enhanced procurement authorities to quickly refill American defense stockpiles after the President provides aid to […]

Cornyn-Supported Defense Bill Passes Senate

News Contains Priorities for Texas & Legislation from Sen. Cornyn WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today released the following statement after the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024 passed the Senate: “We live in a dangerous world, and maintaining our paramount strength and the deterrence that flows from that is absolutely imperative,” said Sen. […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Wilson County Judge

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Wilson County Judge Hank Whitman to discuss the importance of securing the southern border, funding services for veterans, and passing government funding bills in a timely manner. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with South Texas Military Task Force

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the South Texas Military Task Force, including Executive Director Kresten Cook, to discuss their work to support military installations in the Coastal Bend region, including Corpus Christi Army Depot, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, and Naval Air Station Kingsville. The Task Force […]

Cornyn, Warren Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. Army ‘Dustoff’ Crews

News Would Recognize Extraordinary Heroism of Vietnam War Veterans WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) yesterday introduced legislation to collectively award a group of Vietnam War veterans known as “Dustoff Crews” with the Congressional Gold Medal: “The U.S. Army Dustoff Crews who served during the Vietnam War deserve formal recognition […]

Cornyn, Cruz Introduce Bill to Rename Laredo Post Office in Honor of Fallen Military Heroes

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statements after introducing a bill to name a United States Postal Service (USPS) facility in Laredo, Texas, as the “Lance Corporal David Lee Espinoza, Lance Corporal Juan Rodrigo Rodriguez & Sergeant Roberto Arizola Jr. Post Office Building” to honor these […]

Cornyn, Shaheen, Rubio, Durbin Bill to Quickly Replenish U.S. Defense Stockpiles After Providing Aid to Allies like Ukraine Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statements after their Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which would give the Department of Defense (DoD) enhanced procurement authorities to quickly refill American defense stockpiles after the President provides aid to an ally […]

Cornyn, King Bill to Increase U.S.-Mexico Military Cooperation to Combat Cartels Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Angus King (I-ME) released the following statements after their Partnership for Advancing Regional Training and Narcotics Enforcement Response Strategies (PARTNERS) Act, which would allow the Department of Defense (DoD) to train Mexican military forces in the United States to combat cartels in Mexico, passed the Senate […]

Cornyn Bill to Help Improve Quality of Life for Military Families Passes Senate

News Legislation Would Require Independent Study of Facility Conditions WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his Armed Forces Facility Conditions and Quality of Life Act, which would require an independent study of the Department of Defense (DOD) to determine the impact of facility conditions and military construction projects (MILCON) […]

What the Defense Bill Means for Texas

News Cornyn Secures Provisions in NDAA to Support Military Readiness WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after securing multiple priorities for Texas in theNational Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024 to support Texas servicemembers, military installations, and ongoing national security efforts. Below is a list of Sen. Cornyn’s […]

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Help Improve Quality of Life for Military Families

News Legislation Would Require Independent Study of Facility Conditions WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) yesterday introduced a bill to require an independent study of the Department of Defense (DOD) to determine the impact of facility conditions and military construction projects (MILCON) on the quality of life of military members and their families:   […]