John Cornyn

We need to put the grandstanding, and the posturing, and the rhetoric, and the politicization of this pandemic on the shelf. We need to demonstrate we can work our differences out, and come together, and respond to that need...
I released the following information about the new COVID-19 relief bill – the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act – announced by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-...
Yesterday, the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed my amendment to restore semiconductor manufacturing back to American soil, which passed this afternoon as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Excerpts of my remarks...
I issued the following statement after the passing of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
Recently my bipartisan bill to block online sales of electronic cigarettes to children, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act, passed the Senate.  Excerpts of my remarks about the bill are...
On the Senate floor yesterday, I spoke about an amendment I introduced to the National Defense Authorization Act to change current leave policy for U.S. servicemembers so their pre-approved parental leave is not terminated...
coronavirus
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and I sent a letter today to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar and Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Pete Gaynor urging them to continue the...
Although many of the changes to reform policing in our communities will happen at the local level, we can help stem racial inequality and ensure America’s police are more responsibly serving our communities.
My resolution honoring Juneteenth passed the Senate yesterday. 
I recently introduced the Safeguarding America’s Frontline Employees To Offer Work Opportunities Required to Kickstart the Economy (SAFE TO WORK) Act, which would temporarily limit liability for COVID-19...
As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on our economy, Texas’ small businesses are bearing a tremendous financial burden. The EIDL program has helped many businesses keep their doors open during the pandemic, and this...
The culture around Texas dance halls and live music has shaped generations, and this legislation would give them the resources to reopen their doors and continue educating and inspiring Texans beyond the coronavirus pandemic...
Yesterday on the Senate floor, I discussed the importance of the feedback I received from Texans during the State Work Period as I return to the Senate to push for the next coronavirus relief legislation.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems throughout the Rio Grande Valley have expertly prepared to adapt and respond to South Texans’ needs. Unfortunately, with recent surges in COVID-19 cases over the past...
This week, the Senate will pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
The killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis was a brutal, senseless and avoidable tragedy, and one our country has witnessed countless times before. In many ways, his death was the match that ignited nationwide...
Throughout this pandemic, the Senate has been working to deliver targeted relief to Americans who need it most, and there’s no doubt many in the energy industry have been hanging by a thread. These reforms will allow Texas’...
Each Juneteenth, Texans celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery in our state, and our nation’s continued progress towards equality.  This year, our nation is grappling with how far we still have to go.As a history...
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) and I yesterday introduced the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act, which would restore...

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