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Sen. John Cornyn defends benefits of oil, gas during energy summit

TYLER — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn said Thursday during the Northeast Texas Energy Summit in Tyler that he is concerned “climate change has become a religion” over oil and gas. “We are fighting a battle these days in Washington, D.C.,” said Cornyn, the senior Republican U.S. senator from Texas. “Unfortunately,...
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Texas Sen. John Cornyn calls climate change advocacy a ‘cult’

In a departure from his typically measured rhetoric on energy and climate policy, Sen. John Cornyn derided concern about climate change as a “cult” during an energy …. In an effort to improve our website and enhance our local coverage, has switched to a membership model. Fill out the form below to create a free account. Once you're logged in, you can continue using the site as normal. You should remain logged in on your computer or device as long as you don’t clear your browser history/cookies.

WATCH LIVE: Sen. John Cornyn speaks in Tyler about the state of the energy industry

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Texas Sen. John Cornyn is giving the keynote address Thursday afternoon at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Energy Summit. Cornyn says that he will “discuss the state of the energy industry nationally and what the future holds particularly for the fossil fuel and renewable energy industries important to East Texas.”
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Letters to the Editor - ‘Permitless carry,’ the Jan. 6 insurrection, Highway Trust Fund, Sen. John Cornyn

Re: “Senate OKs gun legislation — Abbott says he will allow handguns with no license, training,” Tuesday news story. Random shootings and mass killings have been increasing, and now the Legislature passes “permitless carry” even though law enforcement is opposed? With passage of this law, there is no doubt there will be more killings and deterioration of civil norms.
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Sens. Tom Carper, John Cornyn: U.S. must reengage with Asian trade partners

The Biden administration must reengage in the Asia-Pacific region by striking multilateral trade deals, a bipartisan group of lawmakers said Thursday, arguing U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership in January 2017 was “misguided” and emboldened China. Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware Democrat, and Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, made the plea...