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Cornyn receives briefing on Texas COVID-19 vaccine rollout

AUSTIN, Texas– Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) received a briefing on Texas’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout from Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt, Texas Dept. of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd, member of the State’s…

Cornyn: All persons should be counted in Census 2020

Deadline to fill out Census 2020 is end of September

Austin, Texas – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced this week in Harlingen he believes all persons should be counted in the U.S. Census: “I believe that every person ought to be counted, and the fact that, as Judge Treviño…

Remembering Congressman John Lewis

John Lewis has passed at the age of 80

Austin, Texas – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after the passing of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA): "John Lewis has left an indelible mark on the hearts of not only those in his home state of…

Cornyn Hosts Coronavirus Calls with Texas Hispanic Chambers Leadership

Shares Federal Assistance Available for Texas Workers, Small Businesses During Coronavirus Outbreak

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator John Cornyn recently joined members of local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce throughout Texas, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce leadership, the Texas Association of Mexican American Chamber of Commerce, and the Texas Latino Conservatives on a series of…

Houston police chief slams GOP over gun laws

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican lawmakers for not reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act and taking action against gun violence, asking them in emotional remarks to choose between the nation's foremost gun lobby and "the children that are getting gunned down in this country every single day."

Cornyn calls on OMB to stop stalling release of Harvey relief funds

Thursday on the floor U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed an amendment he's filed to the disaster supplemental appropriations bill that will force the Office of Management and Budget to release funds for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts that have been held up for over a year.