John Cornyn

At the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, I introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the work, goals, and achievements of 539 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout the nation by designating the week of...
Following Hurricane Laura last month, I authored the following op-ed in the Beaumont Enterprise on my successful efforts to secure federal funding for coastal protection projects along Texas’ Gulf Coast. 
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed how my travel around Texas during the August state work period has reinforced the urgency of and informed my priorities for the next coronavirus relief package.
As parents and United States Senators, we are heartbroken by the deaths of SGT Fernandes, SPC Guillén, and the other U.S. soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, and we are determined to seek justice and answers for their families...
I announced yesterday at Lubbock ISD that public schools in the region so far have been allocated $10.3 million in federal coronavirus relief resources from Congress. While there, I visited with Lubbock students, teachers,...
I’m glad USCIS has rethought this decision, which would have crippled our immigration system and left so many in limbo. The coronavirus pandemic already leaves us with so much uncertainty for the future, and I’m glad USCIS...
As the school year begins, I recently sent a letter to Secretary Sonny Perdue of the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging him to continue utilizing existing flexibilities in the school nutrition and lunch programs in this...
I recently announced at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) that entities in the Rio Grande Valley so far have been allocated $530 million in federal coronavirus relief resources from Congress.
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Friday, I announced my support for the American Citizen Coronavirus Relief Act, a bill to retroactively send economic recovery checks authorized by the CARES Act to Texans who did not originally qualify...
Since the CARES Act became law, nationwide the EIDL program has provided nearly 3 million small businesses with over $160 billion in loans, and the EIDL Advance program has provided 5.7 million small businesses with $20...
As a school year unlike any other begins, I authored the following op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman about my bill to increase access to broadband so all Texas students have access to a safe and quality...
It’s pretty discouraging to see that Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer want to ignore the pleading of people who are still hurting and not receiving a paycheck for some help, and I can’t think of any good reason to deny...
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Since Hurricane Harvey, the City of Port Aransas has worked tirelessly with FEMA representatives to identify damages and move recovery projects forward.  Unfortunately, the city’s public safety building and fire station...
Over the past decade, 21 rural Texas hospitals have closed. Thirty-two counties have no doctor, and an additional 23 have only one. According to the 2018 Rural Health Report Card published by Texas Tech University Health...
Soldier safety is rightfully the Army's top priority, and it is clear that changes must be made to Fort Hood in order to better safeguard the soldiers stationed there. Our brave men and women go to work every day to defend...
Small businesses in Texas have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s devastating impact. I applaud this announcement and will continue to do everything I can to make sure Texas small businesses have what they need to survive...
Texas is home to the first VETS Court established on a military installation at Fort Hood, so we are no stranger to the positive impact these courts can have on those who need a second chance. I’m glad more communities will...
The history of U.S. spaceflight is incomplete without mentions of accomplishments made in Texas, by Texans. Texas’ strong connections to our nation’s space programs and the defense and space industries as a whole make it a...
Trevor Reed has been detained for far too long, for trumped-up charges that current evidence on file does not support. I cannot imagine what Trevor and his family are going through, and I call on the Russian government to...

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