Cornyn discusses virus at UTRGV

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn held a news conference at the UTRGV Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. By Maricela Rodriguez, Valley Morning Star

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) met with health care workers and local officials Tuesday afternoon at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Regional Academic Health Center on the efforts to combat COVID-19 in the Valley.

During the roundtable discussion, Cornyn was expected to learn what health care workers have utilized federal resources made available through the CARES Act. He also hosted an lunch for children of health care workers.

Cornyn was expected to be joined by Brig. Gen. Tom Suelzer, Director, Joint Staff for the Texas Military Department, Dr. Nolan Perez, Regent, University of Texas System, Dr. Guy Bailey, President, UTRGV, the four county judges in the Valley and others.