John Cornyn

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Photo by Jomar

Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate voted to roll back some Dodd-Frank banking rules. Small bankers say the move is a long-awaited good thing.

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U.S. Senator John Cornyn has cosponsored a bill aimed at holding the controversial classified website accountable for sex trafficking. 

Crowd of hopefuls lining up to take on Cornyn

Jan 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)

Twenty Texans think they could do a better job than U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.


In his re-election bid, the two-term Republican senator has drawn seven Republicans, five Democrats, four independents, three Libertarians and one Green Party candidate to run for his seat. It is by far the most crowded statewide race in Texas this year.


More Water to Flow Through Area Pipes?

Dec 19, 2012

Soon, the waters of Lake Texoma may no longer be off limits to North Texas residents and businesses, including many in rural Hunt County. Legislation has been filed in the nation’s capital which would remove a bureaucratic barrier preventing local water districts from transporting drinking water out of the lake.

Reaction from around Texas on health care decision

Jun 28, 2012

The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is constitutional has Texas’ leaders joining in the verbal battle both for and against the historic decision.

Firefighter grant approved, $732,500 awarded

Apr 22, 2011

COMMERCE – The Commerce Fire Department is awarded more than $732,000 in grant funding to develop a program to increase the level of volunteer firefighters.

Commerce Fire Dept. receives $10,000 grant

Aug 13, 2009

COMMERCE – The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Commerce Fire Department a grant worth more than $10,000 to help enhance public safety.