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  • News | 9.15.17

    KFDM: Sen. Ted Cruz promising help for Port Arthur residents

    Senator Ted Cruz vowed to fight for Southeast Texas, saying he would help to get federal dollars to help with Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey recovery. KFDM/Fox 4’s Elaine Kong spoke with Cruz while he was at a shelter for flood victims in Port Arthur. The senator listened as a woman demanded action to help flood victims…Read More

  • News | 9.13.17

    The Right Scoop: Ted Cruz explains what he expects from Tax Reform in CNN interview

    Ted Cruz spoke with CNN about what he expects to see in the official tax reform legislation that Congress is working on right now: Here’s more from CNN: Much like the rest of his party, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is advocating Wednesday for an overhaul to nation’s tax system. “Let’s simplify the tax code. Let’s…Read More

  • News | 9.13.17

    Daily Signal: Cruz Highlights 7 Ideas for Tax Reform

    Sen. Ted Cruz thinks tax reform can help the average American. Tax reform is all about “the promise to remodel our antiquated, bureaucratic, ineffective tax system with the objective of creating more jobs, higher wages, more opportunity, with the objective of making it easier for a factory worker to pay for his son’s education,” Cruz…Read More

  • News | 9.13.17

    Politico Pro: Cruz endorses longer budget window, Dodd-Frank repeal in tax reform

    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said that Republicans should forgo commitments not to increase the deficit in tax reform and couple it with repeal of financial regulations enacted by the 2010 Dodd-Frank act. Cruz, a prominent conservative, proposed circumventing budgetary constraints from reconciliation, a process Republicans plan to use to bypass a filibuster by Democrats in…Read More

  • News | 9.13.17

    The Hill: Cruz lays out his tax reform goals

    Conservative firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday laid out his priorities for tax reform, including full and immediate write-offs of businesses’ capital investments, a longer budget window for the reconciliation process and the repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. At an event hosted by the Tax Foundation, Cruz said that tax reform is a…Read More

  • News | 9.13.17

    Wall Street Journal: Cruz Wades Into Tax Debate With Focus on Expensing

    Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) will lay down a marker in the tax debate on Wednesday, endorsing full and immediate deductions for capital investment by businesses. In a speech at a Tax Foundation event, Mr. Cruz will emphasize that such full expensing instead of current multiyear depreciation schedules would make the tax code simpler and…Read More

  • News | 9.10.17

    KBMT: Sen. Ted Cruz visits Beaumont amid boil water notice

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz made several stops to visit volunteers and storm victims in Southeast Texas Friday, including Beaumont, Refugio, Port Aransas and Victoria. In Beaumont, Sen. Cruz received a briefing from Mayor Becky Ames, Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick and Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stevens at the Beaumont Water Treatment Plant before visiting with…Read More

  • News | 9.7.17

    Waco Tribune-Herald: Storm’s widespread destruction eclipsed by heroism, goodwill from Texas and beyond

    Texas is hurting. Hurricane Harvey was unlike anything we have ever seen. I grew up in Houston. When you live on the Gulf Coast, you’re used to hurricanes. It’s a part of life. I remember as a kid sheltering in the bathroom with my parents when Alicia hit. We had a tree come down in…Read More

  • News | 9.3.17

    Washington Examiner: Ted Cruz: US needs missile intercept technology to stop North Korea

    Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday a nuclear bomb test by North Korea makes it essential to invest in missile-interception technology now. “The risk of their sending a missile that could murder millions of Americans is increasing every day,” the Texas Republican said on ABC’s “This Week.” Cruz told guest host Martha Raddatz there’s “no doubt”…Read More

  • News | 9.1.17

    RedState: Honoring The Heroes Of Harvey With Ted Cruz

    As folks stand up to rescue victims of Hurricane Harvey, it’s important that we recognize them. Ted Cruz visited the US Coast Guard yesterday in that spirit. Ted Cruz went to the US Coast Guard Emergency Operations Center at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, outside Houston. Touring the facility, and talking with the men and…Read More