Tag: Senator John Cornyn

Texas Farmers Promise D.C. Fight for Land, Water

The president of the Texas Farm Bureau warned ranchers and farmers at the 83rd annual meeting that the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule for waters in the U.S., “if it’s allowed to happen, will hamstring many farmers and ranchers to the extent that it might not even be possible to farm.” Farmers and ranchers in Texas are struggling with government bureaucracy in many areas.

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Texas Senator: Punish Countries for Not Returning Their Criminal Citizens

Three bipartisan U.S. senators, including Texas senator John Cornyn, have introduced the Remedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act. “Casey’s Law” is named for a young woman who was murdered by a Haitian criminal illegal alien. He was in the country because he had not been deported after he was released from prison.

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Gun Control Groups Lobby Sens. Toomey and McCain Against CCW Reciprocity

With the NRA, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and even Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) supporting Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) push for national reciprocity of concealed carry weapons (CCW) permits, gun control groups are taking the only avenue they have left: lobbying Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and John McCain (R-AZ) to break from the Republican Party and vote against national reciprocity.

GOP Sen: HHS Secretary ‘Contemptuous’ for Question Dodge

Wednesday at the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, Secretary Sylvia Burwell refused to answer Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) questions for over five minutes about the current ObamaCare case