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October 31, 2014 -- United States Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn today sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services expressing concern about the existing public health resources used in response to cases of the Ebola virus in the United States. More
October 31, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency approved the State of Texas program to issue greenhouse gas permits for new and modified facilities. More
October 30, 2014 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday led a group of lawmakers urging leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo to pass adoption reform legislation. More
October 30, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday issued a statement in response to negative comments made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu by a senior official of the Obama Administration. More
October 29, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today applauded Houston Mayor Annise Parker's announcement that the city will withdraw subpoenas of five local pastors. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Superior Crude Gathering, Inc. has agreed to pay a civic penalty of $1.61 million related to a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas. More
October 28, 2014 -- United States Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson will participate in a round table discussion with physicians and research experts from the Texas Medical Center on October 30. More
October 28, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today wrote a letter to the Director of National Institutes of Health and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration requesting information on the progress of Ebola-related research. More
October 25, 2014 -- At Friday's House Oversight and Government Reform hearing, Congressman Blake Farenthold expressed serious concerns regarding whether the government is doing enough to stop the spread of Ebola and whether the country is putting troops at risk by sending them to Ebola hot zones. More
October 24, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today joined fellow senators in writing a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed "Waters of the United States" rule. More
October 24, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today wrote a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to invite him to visit the Rio Grande Valley to hear from South Texas veterans on the need for a full-service inpatient facility in the region. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued a statement regarding the Ebola virus. More
October 23, 2014 -- The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11 at Arlington National Cemetery, to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military. More
October 23, 2014 -- Congressmen Al Green and Ted Poe today recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More
October 23, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to a report that some detainees released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities last year faced violent criminal charges. More
October 22, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to a report that President Barack Obama intends to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran without involving Congress. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the State's voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Congressman John Culberson and other Texas members of the House of Representatives called on President Barack Obama to to implement an immediate travel ban for travelers coming to the United States from the Ebola-afflicted countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. More
October 16, 2014 -- Congressman Michael McCaul, chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security, joined subcommittee chairs in calling on the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to suspend visas from Ebola-affected countries. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement calling on a federal response to the Ebola Virus. More
October 14, 2014 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz today filed an amicus brief supporting a rehearing of a case which claims the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act violates the Origination Clause of the United States Constitution. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to a report that President Barack Obama may use executive action to close the detainment facility in Guantanamo Bay. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Michael McCaul today sent a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske requesting that international airports in Dallas and Houston be included in enhanced screening for the Ebola virus. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has issued a final greenhouse gas permit for construction of an expansion of the Victoria Power Station by Victoria WLE. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs & Border Protection today announced that new layers of entry screening will be implemented at five United States airports that receive more than 94 percent of travelers from Ebola-affected nations. More
October 07, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $8.6 million in grants to fund environmental improvement projects along the U.S.–Mexico border. More
October 06, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker hosted White House Council on Environmental Equality Director Mike Boots for a tour of the Buffalo Bayou Park construction project and briefing on the Bayou Greenways 2020 project and Houston’s efforts to use green infrastructure to combat climate impacts. More
October 03, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today wrote a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske to request additional information on the screening process for incoming passengers to the country after the first confirmed case of Ebola in Texas. More
October 03, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a final green house gas permit to Natgasoline to construct a new natural gas-to-gasoline facility in Nederland, Texas. More
October 02, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta inquiring what measures the FAA is taking to prevent additional cases of Ebola from coming to the United States. More
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