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Cornyn, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Veterans’ Recruitment Bill

Cornyn, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Veterans’ Recruitment Bill

(from Sen Cornyn’s Press Office) American Law Enforcement Heroes Act incentivizes law enforcement agencies to hire military veterans through grant applications WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released the following statement after introducing the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, which will prioritize the U.S. Department[Read More…]

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by March 9, 2017 Political
Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas Right to Honor ICE Detainers

Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas Right to Honor ICE Detainers

(from Texas Attorney General Press Office) AG Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas’ Right to Honor ICE Detainers AUSTIN – Late yesterday, Attorney General Ken Paxton moved to intervene in a lawsuit on behalf of Texas, supporting the right and duty of Dallas County and Sheriff Lupe[Read More…]

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by March 9, 2017 Political
Cornyn: American Health Care Act Makes Good on a Promise (video)

Cornyn: American Health Care Act Makes Good on a Promise (video)

(from Sen. Cornyn’s Press Office) Cornyn Comments on American Health Care Act WASHINGTON – Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the American Health Care Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below. “The bill, known as the American Health Care Act, represents the next step[Read More…]

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by March 8, 2017 Health, Political
Cornyn: Obamacare Replacement Major Step in Right Direction

Cornyn: Obamacare Replacement Major Step in Right Direction

(from Sen. Cornyn’s Office) Cornyn: Obamacare Replacement Major Step in Right Direction. WASHINGTON – Yesterday on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the American Health Care Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below. “The fact of the matter is that Obamacare has been one broken promise[Read More…]

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by March 8, 2017 Health, Political
Congress Sends Cruz-Nelson NASA Transition Authorization Act to the President

Congress Sends Cruz-Nelson NASA Transition Authorization Act to the President

(from Sen Ted Cruz’s Press Office) House passes legislation to secure NASA’s long-term future after Senate passage in February WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives today passed S. 442, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act of 2017, a bill originally introduced in the U.S.[Read More…]

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by March 8, 2017 Political
Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Regarding President Trump’s Executive Order Vetting Refugees

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Regarding President Trump’s Executive Order Vetting Refugees

(from Sen Ted Cuz’s Press Office) WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s recent executive order to facilitate stronger vetting procedures for refugees: “As I stated when President Trump’s administration previously took the responsible step of acting to prevent terrorists from infiltrating[Read More…]

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by March 7, 2017 Political
AG Paxton Statement on the President’s Revised Immigration Order

AG Paxton Statement on the President’s Revised Immigration Order

(from Texas Attorney General’s Office) AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration: “The executive order issued today by President Trump is a direct response to an ongoing weakness in the refugee vetting process, which was identified to Congress[Read More…]

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by March 6, 2017 Political
Cornyn Votes to Confirm Perry as Secretary of Energy

Cornyn Votes to Confirm Perry as Secretary of Energy

(from Sen. Cornyn’s Press Office) WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after former Texas Governor Rick Perry was confirmed as Secretary of the Department of Energy. He also spoke on the Senate Floor before the vote. “Under Governor Perry’s leadership, the Texas economy soared. And[Read More…]

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by March 3, 2017 Political
Sen. Cruz Statement on Attorney General Sessions’ Decision to Recuse Himself

Sen. Cruz Statement on Attorney General Sessions’ Decision to Recuse Himself

(from Sen Cruz’s Press Office) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from investigations related to the presidential campaign: “Attorney General Sessions has repeatedly said that he would recuse himself from cases as appropriate, and today[Read More…]

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by March 3, 2017 Political
Arrington Fights to Reduce Regulations

Arrington Fights to Reduce Regulations

(from Cong. Arrington’s Press Office) WASHINGTON – The United States House of Representatives passed yet another piece of legislation today, supported by Congressman Jodey Arrington, that’s aimed at rolling back regulations. H.R. 998, the SCRUB Act, establishes a process to review existing federal regulations and identify those that create unnecessary[Read More…]

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by March 1, 2017 Political