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Congressman Ted Cruz from Texas

Profile for Senator Ted Cruz from Texas

Congressman Ted  Cruz
Republican
Next Election: 2024
Ted Cruz
Texas
202-224-5922

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Latest Announcements:

Feb 26 2021 - 12:28 PM

Sen. Cruz for The Daily Caller: Biden Picks Trial Lawyer, Not A Doctor, To Lead U.S. Pandemic Response

Feb 26 2021 - 5:04 AM

Sen. Cruz: President Biden's Immigration Policies Are Unconstitutional, Dangerous, and Misguided

Latest Votes:

Feb 25 2021

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on PN78-5

Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education

Feb 25 2021

Voted No On the Nomination on PN78-8

Jennifer Mulhern Granholm, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Energy

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $35,409,077
Individual $29,234,222
PAC & SuperPac $1,281,824
Disbursements: $39,458,810
Individual Refunds $178,714
Committee Refunds $6,000
Debts Owed $10,000
Cash on Hand $157,959

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s277 - Feb 8 2021

A bill to exempt from the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers between any of the States of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s276 - Feb 8 2021

A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to include a prohibition on the listing of a living nonnative species as a threatened species or an endangered species, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s155 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to permit a licensed health care provider to provide health care services to individuals in one or more States in which the provider is not licensed.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s154 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

s153 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s44 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit kindergarten through grade 12 educational expenses to be paid from a 529 account.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
6

s45 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to strengthen school security.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s43 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish tax credits to encourage individual and corporate taxpayers to contribute to scholarships for students through eligible scholarship-granting organizations and eligible workforce training organizations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
8

s5006 - Dec 10 2020

A bill to provide for the repatriation to the United States for historical and educational purposes of military decorations, medals, and related items that are located outside the United States, to provide for the imposition of sanctions in connection with trade in military medals and decorations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4939 - Dec 1 2020

A bill to require the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress on the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4805 - Oct 19 2020

A bill to create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Cosponsors
13

sjres76 - Oct 19 2020

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.

Cosponsors
7

s4805 - Oct 19 2020

A bill to create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Cosponsors
7

sjres76 - Oct 19 2020

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.

Cosponsors
13

s4798 - Oct 5 2020

A bill to use grant funds to provide identification kits to certain children, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4799 - Oct 5 2020

A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to forced abortions by the Government of the People's Republic of China.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4744 - Sep 29 2020

A bill to authorize the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to establish the Republic of Texas Legation Memorial as a commemorative work in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4604 - Sep 16 2020

A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to certain persons in the defense sectors of nuclear weapons states that at not fulfilling their obligations under article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4537 - Sep 8 2020

A bill to provide for economic recovery, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres675 - Aug 6 2020

A resolution congratulating the men and women of the Commercial Crew Program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation and astronauts Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley on the successful completion of the Crew Dragon Demo-2 test flight.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

s4340 - Jul 28 2020

A bill to ensure that a State or local jurisdiction is ineligible to receive or use funds allocated, appropriated, or authorized to address COVID-19 if that State or jurisdiction discriminates against religious individuals or religious institutions, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4345 - Jul 28 2020

A bill to amend section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure that efforts to engage in espionage or technology transfer are considered in visa issuance, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4297 - Jul 23 2020

A bill to allow participants in certain retirement plans to delay their 2020 contributions to such plans to 2021 or 2022, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4267 - Jul 22 2020

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4266 - Jul 22 2020

A bill to provide civil liability for injuries in law enforcement free zones, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4234 - Jul 21 2020

A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to identify a certain amount of Federal spectrum to be reallocated for mobile and fixed wireless broadband use, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4119 - Jul 1 2020

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4101 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to expand the payment of principal, interest, and fees for certain disaster loans under the CARES Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3993 - Jun 17 2020

A bill to permit a licensed health care provider to provide health care services to individuals in one or more States in which the provider is not licensed.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3992 - Jun 17 2020

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3966 - Jun 16 2020

A bill to provide a tax credit to businesses that provide testing for COVID-19 to their employees.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3927 - Jun 9 2020

A bill to establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3926 - Jun 9 2020

A bill to amend the FAST Act to improve the Federal permitting process, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3897 - Jun 4 2020

A bill to clarify and expand sanctions applicable with respect to the construction of the Nord Stream 2 or TurkStream pipeline projects.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3769 - May 19 2020

A bill to allow States to approve the use of diagnostic tests during a public health emergency.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3726 - May 13 2020

A bill to recruit qualified foreign nationals residing in the United States to provide healthcare during a public health emergency at healthcare facilities operated by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, or the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3722 - May 13 2020

A bill to authorize funding for a bilateral cooperative program with Israel for the development of health technologies with a focus on combating COVID-19.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
7

s3694 - May 12 2020

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently allow a tax deduction at the time an investment is made in property used to extract critical minerals and metals from the United States, to modify the prohibition on the acquisition of certain sensitive materials from non-allied foreign nations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres570 - May 12 2020

A resolution opposing and condemning the potential prosecution of United States and Israeli nationals by the International Criminal Court.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3691 - May 12 2020

A bill to prohibit the provision of United States Government assistance to any Lebanese government that is influenced or controlled by Hezbollah.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0