More Articles for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)

Republicans introduce amendment to 'bring much-needed fiscal discipline back to Washington' + my opinions

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 13, 2013

Republicans introduce amendment to 'bring much-needed fiscal discipline back to Washington' + my opinions

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and all 44 Senate Republican introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution to bring what they think is a “much-needed fiscal discipline back to Washington.” This amendment follows comments in President Barack Obama’s (D) Feb. ...

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Sen. Jim DeMint resigns to head up conservative think tank

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 06, 2012

Sen. Jim DeMint resigns to head up conservative think tank

Jim DeMint, a junior senator from South Carolina, has resigned to head up the conservative think tank, The Heritage Foundation. DeMint has served as a senator since 2005 and was one of the Tea Party movement leaders. DeMint was also a ...

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Economic Outlook: How long is recovery in a ‘Humpty Dumpty’ economy?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 02, 2011

The good news is that the U.S. economy is growing — with the exception of the housing market — but the bad news is we’ve encountered the worst recession since the Great Depression, says Eugenio Aleman, director and senior economist ...

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Cornyn votes in support of Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 22, 2011

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) a member of the Senate Budget Committee, July 22 voted against the motion to table the motion to proceed to H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act. After the vote Sen. Cornyn released the ...

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Cornyn on budget: 'We cannot sit on our hands and wait'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 13, 2011

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, on July 13 signed on as a co-sponsor of the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011, which was introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). "With the ...

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Texas Sen. Cornyn: ‘Jobs numbers are a positive sign that our economy is moving in the right direction’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 04, 2011

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) a member of the Senate Finance and Budget committees, issued a statement on April 1 regarding the U.S. Department of Labor's March jobs report indicating the national unemployment rate has dropped to 8.8 percent. The statement ...

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TxDOT awarded $34 million for rail

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 18, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) $34 million grant to help fund a rail project pivotal to North Texas to support the Tower 55 Multimodal Improvement Project (T55MIP), a critical rail gateway located ...

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