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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: John Cornyn
Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Danley, Haley
Birth Date: 02/02/1952
Birth Place: Houston, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Church of Christ
Date Title
Issue Position: Education
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
Jan. 29, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 New Cornyn Education Bill Aims to Bring Schools to "A-PLUS' Standards
Feb. 7, 2011 Executive Session
Sept. 24, 2010 Education Funding for Texas
Sept. 14, 2010 Texas Republicans Introduce Legislation to Repeal Doggett Education Language
Sept. 13, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 13, 2010 Sens. Hutchison and Cornyn Offer Bill to Repeal House Provision that Penalizes Texas Schools and Teachers
Aug. 5, 2010 Joint Statement By Sens. Cornyn And Hutchison On Passage of Funding Bill that Discriminates Against Texas
Aug. 5, 2010 Education Jobs Fund
March 25, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 24, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
June 25, 2009 Sens. Cornyn, DeMint Introduce A-PLUS Act
May 11, 2009 Texas Times Weekly - Celebrating Texas Teachers Every Day Of The Year
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2009, Can We Do It and How?
April 29, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary Of Education, U.S. Department Of Education
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Roundtable to Discuss Reforming America's Health Care Delivery System
Feb. 8, 2009 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Feb. 5, 2009 Sen. Cornyn Hosts Meeting With Texas Migrant Council Leaders In Washington
June 16, 2008 Texas Times Weekly - Today's Education for Tomorrow's Military Leaders
May 14, 2008 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007
May 9, 2008 Updating our Commitment to Those Who Serve
April 30, 2008 Cornyn Co-Sponsors Bill To Boost Education Benefits For Military, Veterans
April 18, 2008 Cornyn Calls For Public Education Reform To Return Decision-Making, Flexibility To Local Level
April 17, 2008 Beaumont Enterprise - Cornyn Says He Will Work for Growth in Southeast Texas
April 16, 2008 Press Conference with Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN); Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX); Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); Senator John Cornyn (R-TX): Education, Research, Skilled Workers and the Economy
April 1, 2008 Hearing of the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Army's New Doctrine (Field Manual 3-0, Operations) in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2009 and the Future Years Defense Program
March 24, 2008 Cornyn Joins AISD, UT Austin Representatives to Highlight Joint Efforts to Meet Local Math & Science Teacher Shortage
March 19, 2008 Cornyn Renews Call For Reform Of No Child Left Behind
Feb. 20, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Highlights Economic Growth, Education & VA Care in East Texas
Feb. 12, 2008 Cornyn Discusses Higher Education Priorities With Leaders From Texas Community Colleges
Feb. 1, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Encourages Texans to Get Heart-Healthy During American Heart Month
Jan. 30, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Backs Bill to Provide Greater Educational Opportunities to Military Families
Oct. 24, 2007 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007 --Motion to Proceed--
Oct. 23, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008 --Continued--
Oct. 19, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008, --Continued --
Oct. 9, 2007 Cornyn Highlights Education Reform Efforts in Lubbock, Tours Advanced Technology Center
July 24, 2007 Cornyn Votes To Strengthen Higher Education Act
April 24, 2007 America Competes Act--Continued
April 5, 2007 Cornyn Discusses New Education Bill In Dallas
March 15, 2007 Cornyn, DeMint Introduce A-PLUS Act
March 5, 2007 Cornyn Co-sponsors Bill To Expand American Competitiveness
Jan. 26, 2007 Texas Times Weekly: January 26, 2007
Jan. 25, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Jan. 12, 2007 Texas Time Weekly (Reinvigorating No Child Left Behind)
Jan. 8, 2007 Cornyn Discusses Plans For Education Reform Legislation
Oct. 31, 2006 Cornyn Statement On Kerry Troop Remarks
May 18, 2006 Cornyn Provision Assists Texas With Unfunded Mandate of Health, Education for Illegal Immigrants
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