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International bridge projects get speedier approval process with push from Texas lawmakers

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, led the effort to set a maximum 120-day timeline for the president to decide whether to approve a permit for new international bridge projects. The previous process could have taken years.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks on Nov. 1, 2022, at a rally in support of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's reelection at Crossroads Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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