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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Science & Technology
June 4, 2015 Cornyn Bill to Reform Nation's Patent System Passes Judiciary Committee
June 3, 2015 ARS Technica: Two US Senators Explain Why Congress Must Unite Around PATENT Act
April 29, 2015 Senators Aim to End Patent Abuses that Cost U.S. Economy Billions of Dollars Every Year
April 27, 2015 Politico - House Passes Info Sharing Bill, Ball in Senate Court
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Wasteful Spending at IRS
Dec. 8, 2014 Leahy & Cornyn Urge Senate To Pass FOIA Improvement Act TODAY
May 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - FCC Must Maximize Spectrum Auction Participation and Revenue
May 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Leave Internet Open and Free
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Colleagues Demand Answers from DOJ on Aaron Swartz Case
March 6, 2013 Cornyn Questions Holder Over Death of Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz
Jan. 17, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Freedom of Information Act and Justice Department
Aug. 1, 2012 Blumenthal, Cornyn Introduce Child Protection Act of 2012
Jan. 18, 2012 Cornyn: PIPA Deserves a More Thoughtful Process
May 27, 2011 Senate Unanimously Approves Leahy-Cornyn Faster FOIA Act
April 7, 2011 SJC Unanimously Approves Leahy-Cornyn Faster FOIA Bill
March 16, 2011 Leahy, Cornyn Renew "Faster FOIA" Effort During Sunshine Week
Sept. 30, 2010 Cornyn Statement on NASA Reauthorization
Aug. 5, 2010 Senators Leahy, Cornyn, Kaufman, and Grassley Introduce Bill To Strike SEC FOIA Exemptions
July 21, 2010 Senators Introduce Freedom for Consumer Choice Act
May 26, 2010 Schumer, Cornyn: Prepaid Cell Phones Help Terrorists like Times Square Bomber Evade Detection; Senators Propose First-Ever Federal Law to Require Phone Companies to Keep Records of Buyers' Identities
April 20, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Visit JSC
Oct. 22, 2009 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Sept. 8, 2009 Sen. Cornyn Statement On Human Space Flight Report
Aug. 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Data Collection Program
Aug. 5, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Speech Monitoring Programs
July 21, 2009 Sen. Cornyn To Keep Fighting For F-22 Funding
June 23, 2009 Sen. Cornyn Meets With NASA Nominees; Announces Support For Gen. Charles Bolden & Lori Garver
May 9, 2009 Sen. Cornyn Hosts Discussion On NASA's Future With Former NASA Administrator Dr. Griffin, U.S. Rep. Olson, & BAHEP President Bob Mitchell
May 1, 2009 Letter to Senator Charles Schumer, Chairman and Senator Bob Bennett, Ranking Member, Committee on Rules and Administration
March 19, 2009 Press Conference with Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ); Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN); Senator John Ensign (R-NV); Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)
Feb. 27, 2009 Red State - The Complete Story on the Internet Safety Act
Feb. 19, 2009 KXAN TV - New Act Targets Sex Predators Online
Dec. 12, 2008 Texax Times Weekly -- The Spark of Invention
July 9, 2008 Sen. Cornyn: Passage Of Critical Legislation Updating FISA Long Overdue
Oct. 26, 2007 Cornyn: Internet Tax Moratorium Extension Victory For Taxpayers and Consumers
Oct. 26, 2007 - Senate Approves Continuing Internet Tax Moratorium
Sept. 10, 2007 Cornyn: Democratic Leaders in Congress Should Condemn Moveon.Org Attack On General Petraeus
July 19, 2007 Cornyn Seeks Interim Relief For America's Technology Companies
July 2, 2007 Cornyn: Foia Report Shows Need For Open Government Bill
June 29, 2007 Cornyn Joins In Introducing Bill To Ensure Free, Open Media
May 9, 2007 Executive Session
April 25, 2007 Cornyn: Passage Of America COMPETES Act Will Expand Job Opportunities For Texans
Sept. 8, 2006 Senate Passes Bill to Create Internet Database of Federal Spending
Dec. 20, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
Sept. 28, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 15, 2005 Hearing of Senate Judiciary Committee on BC/AT & T and Verizon/MCI Mergers -Remaking the Telecommunications Industry
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