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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act--Motion to Proceed
June 27, 2014 Sens. Cornyn, Cruz & Rep. Thornberry Introduce Legislation To Provide Fairness, Certainty For Texas Landowners Along The Red River
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 23, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Forest Management and Land Acquisition
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 3, 2014 Nomination of Sharon Y. Bowen to Be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
June 2, 2014 Cornyn: New EPA Rule Targets Texas Consumers and Job Creators
June 2, 2014 Energy Policy
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 8, 2014 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency - End Unnecessary Investigation on Hydraulic Fracturing
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expanding EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 6, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency - Stop Out-Of-Control Water Rule
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - OIG Investigation into EPA'S Failed Attempt to Shutdown Hydraulic Fracturing
Jan. 31, 2014 Cornyn: After Latest Report, It's Time to Approve Keystone
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 17, 2014 Cornyn Statement On Mexico's Release Of Water To U.S.
Jan. 16, 2014 Cornyn: Emails Make It Clear EPA Has It Out For Domestic Energy Producers
Jan. 9, 2014 Cornyn Backs Amendment Requiring EPA To Report Economic Impact Of Regulations
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Commissioner of International Boundary and Water Commission Edward Drusina -
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
July 25, 2013 Texas Times - Experiencing Texas' Natural Beauty
July 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration for West, TX
July 10, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Regulations Affecting Texas
July 9, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
June 25, 2013 Cornyn Responds to New Obama Climate Policies
June 4, 2013 Culture of Intimidation
May 15, 2013 Cornyn, Cruz Vote to Fix Water Resource and Development Act
May 14, 2013 Cornyn Files Amendment to Help Address Texas Water Shortage, Engage Mexico on Treaty Compliance
May 2, 2013 Cornyn Calls on Obama to Address Looming Water Shortage with President Nieto on Mexico Trip
April 24, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Urge EPA to Withdraw Water Regulations
April 23, 2013 Letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe - Avoid Expanding Water Regulations
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Dec. 18, 2012 Senate Passes Cornyn Measure Easing Access to Drinking Water Blocked by Zebra Mussels in Lake Texoma
Nov. 1, 2012 Letter to Kevin L. Perkins, Chairman, Integrity Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
Oct. 5, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 14, 2012 Cornyn Statement on Introduction of North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule--Motion to Proceed
June 19, 2012 Senate Republicans Request EPA IG Investigation After Agency Fails to Respond to Questions on Emergency Order in Parker County Texas
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Kevin L. Perkins, Integrity Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity & Efficiency
April 26, 2012 Senator Cornyn Responds to EPA "Crucify" Comments
April 17, 2012 Cornyn Introduces Levee Reimbursement Legislation For Lower Rio Grande Valley
Sept. 19, 2011 Wildfire Relief and Recover Efforts in Bastrop
Sept. 2, 2011 Cornyn: After Dismal Jobs Report, President Should Halt All New Regulations
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