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Texans in Congress take bipartisan path to boost semiconductors, a crucial industry to the state

Republicans like Sen. Ted Cruz and Democrats like Rep. Colin Allred — opponents in the 2024 election — propose streamlining environmental reviews to promote investment and expansion by chipmakers.

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to Peter McCormack about bitcoin and freedom at the Texas Blockchain Summit in Austin, Texas, on Nov. 18, 2022.

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Congress Economy Environment Politics Colin Allred Ted Cruz U.S. House of Representatives