For far too long government spending has run amok, resulting in trillion-dollar deficits, a ballooning national debt, and a government that now borrows forty cents out of every dollar it spends from places like China. As our nation continues to head down a fiscally-unsustainable path, Senator Cornyn will keep fighting to preserve the American Dream for the next generation of Texans.
Senator Cornyn is committed to ensuring a strong military that has the resources necessary to meet the challenges our nation faces and preserve our way of life for the next generation of Texans.
To jump start the economy, Senator Cornyn has introduced plans to live within our means by reforming our convoluted tax code, ease Washington regulations on Texas businesses, and tap into the abundant energy resources we have here at home.
Senator Cornyn believes that the President's health care law must be repealed and replaced with patient-centered reforms that lower costs and increase access. Under the President's health care law, Texans continue to face skyrocketing premiums, employers are abandoning plans to expand and laying off workers, and Washington bureaucrats – not patients and their Doctors – are making treatment decisions.
Most folks know you can't tax and spend your way out of a recession, and Senator Cornyn continues to fight the Obama Administration's permanent campaign to raise taxes on Texas families and small businesses. He has consistently voted to protect taxpayers, allowing Texans to keep more of their hard-earned money in their wallets instead of sending it to Washington.
Senator Cornyn's tireless work on behalf of Texas gun owners and sportsmen has earned him an endorsement and an A from the National Rifle Association, and the support of the Texas State Rifle Association.
Representing a state home to our space program, world-renowned medical centers, leading research universities and one of the nation's fastest-growing technology corridors, Senator Cornyn will continue to ensure that Texas remains at the forefront of American innovation for decades to come.
Senator Cornyn has fought to increase staffing and make infrastructure updates at Texas’s many Ports of Entry through public-private partnerships to enable Texas to continue leading the nation in job creation.
Texas has been blessed with an abundance of natural resources that power homes, vehicles, and our economy. Unfortunately this administration continues to wage an unprecedented war against Texas job creators, with the EPA in particular targeting our state through a regime of job-killing rules and regulations. Senator Cornyn will continue to stand up for Texans and fight back against this administration's job-killing regulatory overreach.
Senator Cornyn believes Texas children are most likely to succeed when their parents and teachers are in control of their education, not Washington bureaucrats. The next generation of Texans is too important to be left in the hands of anyone other than their parents and teachers. Senator Cornyn is committed to ensuring that opportunities for Texas school children are limitless.
The biggest driver of our unsustainable national debt is entitlement spending, and these programs will remain in jeopardy for future generations of Texans until necessary reform is enacted. Senator Cornyn supports and has voted for a responsible plan to preserve and protect these programs for Texas' seniors and poor, ensuring solvency for Texans to come.
Texas is uniquely situated in the debate over how best to reform our nation's immigration system. Senator Cornyn believes the first step in reforming our broken immigration system is securing our porous border with Mexico and respecting the rule of law.
Married for 33 years with two wonderful daughters, Senator Cornyn believes in the fundamental, unbreakable Texas values that have strengthened our families and communities for generations. Senator Cornyn has steadfastly fought to protect the institution of marriage and the sanctity and dignity of human life.