February 24th, 2021
The past year has dealt us a tough hand. But I have faith that we'll come through this crisis just as we always have before, together.
February 15th, 2021
This trial reminded us that too many public officials, including the President, have used reckless and incendiary speech. In these politically-polarized times, we all need to be more careful with our words and how they may...
February 10th, 2021
It is my hope that grants from Save Our Stages will help preserve the entertainment industry, which puts food on the table for thousands of Texans and creates live music memories for countless more.
February 9th, 2021
We want to make sure that our kids can safely return to the classroom, but according to the Center for Disease Control, and Dr. Fauci, and all the experts, they can.
February 3rd, 2021
It's important that all of us listen to the science when we make our decisions and they not be made based on a political agenda or who is for or against the proposition. Our focus ought to be clearly on the students and the...
January 27th, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has cost us over 400,000 American lives and nearly a year away from our friends and loved ones, and it is essential that the circumstances that allow deadly viruses like this to spread never happen...
January 22nd, 2021
Texans have worked hard to produce affordable, reliable, and environmentally-safe energy for their fellow Americans. Halting off-shore drilling permits will penalize Texas workers in favor of foreign producers who won’t...
January 14th, 2021
In addition to confirming a Supreme Court Justice and nearly 150 additional judicial nominees, I’m proud of the bipartisan legislation we have passed here in the Senate over the past two years. I look forward to continuing...
January 6th, 2021
Former Rep. Hall and Mr. Murphy’s legacies are acclaimed in American history and the renaming of these two post offices helps to cement that. It was an honor to have worked alongside my colleagues to have these two...
January 4th, 2021
Every day, our criminal justice system provides care for thousands of inmates with mental health issues. This law will help these individuals receive treatment while incarcerated and give them the security of knowing they...
February 22nd, 2021
The Governor and local officials have informed us that the agricultural losses and crop damage across the state are of a magnitude that is beyond the response capabilities of the state and local government.
February 12th, 2021
This is not the time to enter a costly arms race, or relinquish our negotiating leverage. American leadership has never been more important.
February 10th, 2021
I recently introduced the Southern Border Communities Reimbursement Act of 2021, new legislation to authorize funding to reimburse local communities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for future humanitarian...
February 4th, 2021
While our adversaries in Moscow and Beijing modernize and add to their nuclear stockpiles with no signs of slowing down, America must not be caught flat-footed. These amendments will make sure the United States maintains a...
February 1st, 2021
It is crucial we understand the full extent of the threat facing our nation to ensure the tragic events of January 6, 2021, never happen again.
January 25th, 2021
A new vessel for maritime students in Galveston will improve training and fortify our status as a seafaring nation.
January 21st, 2021
There’s no doubt our energy industry has already suffered during the pandemic, and President Biden’s answer is to kick the industry further down the well.
January 8th, 2021
Today I received a briefing on Texas’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout from Dept. of State Health Services (DSHS) Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt, Texas Dept. of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd, member of the State’s...
January 5th, 2021
Nobody should ever have to wonder about the fate of their missing child, friend, or loved one. This bipartisan legislation addresses one of the most prevalent and tragic crises we face along our border. Finally, South Texas...
December 30th, 2020
Children’s use of electronic cigarettes has been linked to an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, and this legislation would help curb their access to these products. Now that this is signed into law, we can help keep...