Cornyn, Luján Introduce Bill to Expand, Preserve Big Bend National Park

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) today introduced their Big Bend National Park Boundary Adjustment Act, which would authorize the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to acquire more than 6,000 acres of donated or voluntarily sold land along the western boundary of the park: “Texas is home to […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Economic Alliance Houston Port Region

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region to discuss his Texas Coastal Spine Authorization Act, now law, and the Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project 11, which he successfully advocated for in the Water Resources Development Acts of 2020 and is now law. See […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, including Interim President and CEO Dave Petersen, to discuss permitting reform, the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, the need to upgrade technology at ports of entry, and the impact of inflation on infrastructure projects. See […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Abilene City Officials

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Abilene City Council Members Weldon Hurt and Lynn Beard (pictured below) and City Manager Robert Hanna to discuss Dyess Air Force Base operations and transportation projects within the region. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing […]

VIDEO: Cornyn to Mayorkas: ‘You Should Be Fired’

News Mr. Secretary, would you like to take the opportunity here today to apologize to these parents who lost their children because of fentanyl poisoning, because of the policies of your Department and the Biden administration? You won’t answer our questions, and you won’t acknowledge responsibility. You should be fired, but you haven’t been fired […]

Cornyn Slams Democrats’ Sluggish Start to 118th Congress

News Democrats control the Senate. Their leadership continues to put all of these important and pressing issues on the back burner. It took two and a half months for our Democratic colleagues to put a bill on the floor – two and a half months. Let members do what they came here to do – […]

Cornyn: Expanding Refugee Resettlement Program Won’t Solve Border Crisis

News Let’s be clear: increasing refugee resettlement is not the solution to what we see on the border happening today. The solution to the crisis lies in enforcing our immigration laws and deterring migrants from undertaking the dangerous journey to the southern border when they do not have a valid basis for asylum. The Biden […]

Cornyn, Cortez Masto Introduce Bill to Support Police with Brain Injuries

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) today introduced their Public Safety Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury Health Act, which would increase awareness of concussions and brain injuries among public safety officers: “Every day, first responders risk their safety when responding to criminal activity, traffic incidents, natural disasters, and […]

Cornyn Named Most Effective Republican Senator for 117th Congress

News WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced that the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) named him the most effective Republican Senator for the 117th Congress: “Despite the partisanship that often gripped this chamber last Congress, we managed to actually accomplish quite a bit on behalf of the American people,” said Sen. Cornyn. […]

Cornyn Leads Delegation to Mexico to Meet with President López Obrador, Urge Cooperation on Mutual Security Challenges

News WASHINGTON – This afternoon, a congressional delegation (CODEL) led by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) returned to the U.S. after meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and visiting intelligence, drug enforcement, and government officials in Mexico. The delegation, which included Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Mike Lee […]

Cornyn Calls for Biden Admin to Lift Partisan Regulations on CHIPS Funding

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined a group of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo calling for the removal of onerous regulations that the Biden administration has placed on semiconductor funding from the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act contrary to congressional intent: They […]

Cornyn Warns Against Partisan CHIPS Implementation

News I introduced the CHIPS for America Act to incentivize chipmakers to build or expand their operations here in America. This should not be a Trojan horse to pass other policy priorities under the guise of protecting our national security. These grants… should be based solely on how each project will strengthen our national security […]

Cornyn to Secretary Yellen: Biden Admin Has Failed on Inflation

News You predicted our economy was on track to get back to more normal operation and that inflation would decline over time. We now know that inflation rose to a level not seen in more than 40 years, and that inflation accelerated. The President’s budget misses the mark, which is disappointing, but unfortunately pretty consistent […]

Cornyn, Carper Introduce Bill to Strengthen Cross-Border Trade, Guard Against Terrorism

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Tom Carper (D-DE) introduced legislation to create a pilot program to strengthen the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program: “In order for America to remain competitive in global markets, we must ensure our ports are open, efficient, and secure,” said Sen. Cornyn. “This legislation would […]