Green New Deal is bad for Texans Posted in: Opinions Texas Times WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator John Cornyn authored the following Op-Ed in the Houston Chronicle outlining the disastrous effects the Democrats’ failed Green New Deal proposal would have for Texans: This week, the U.S. Senate took a consequential vote for Texas, and the Houston region in particular — a vote on a resolution calling for America to adopt a “Green New Deal.” Not a single Senator voted in favor of it. Framed as a way to fight climate change and invigorate the already thriving economy, the Green New Deal mentions things like creating high-wage jobs, investing in infrastructure and industry and promoting ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!