Inefficient, top-down regulations from Washington limit choices. They make it harder for small businesses to grow, thrive and hire workers. Washington should be working to grow our economy, not hindering it. Let’s preserve consumer choices, and let’s make it easier for hardworking Americans to achieve financial independence.
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Roger Williams Joins the House Financial Services CommitteeAs a small business owner of more than 40 years, I understand the harmful effects President Obama’s policies have had on job creators across the country. As a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, I am eager to roll back costly government over-regulation and reform crucial sectors of the financial industry. I am committed to protecting the free market, personal choice, and our individual freedoms, and I have a plan to do just that. Jumpstart America is a business perspective on true tax reform. My plan will lower personal tax rates so American families can keep more of their hard earned money and the United States can become competitive again in a global economy.
The United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world. It's higher than rates in the UK, France and Japan. We are simply not competitive in the global economy in which we live. My plan, Jumpstart America, would lower the U.S. corporate tax rate to 20% and reduce personal income tax brackets because I believe hardworking American families should keep more of their hard earned money.
Honoring Chris KyleMy bill, the Chris Kyle Medal of Honor Act, will authorize and request the president to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Navy Seal Chris Kyle for acts of valor during operation Iraqi Freedom. Chris made the ultimate sacrifice, and there is no doubt this true American hero is worthy of our nation's highest military honor. While the Medal of Honor will not bring back a husband, father, son and a model Texan, we owe Chris Kyle a great deal of gratitude for his relentless devotion to his country. Chris is someone who we should strive to be. He is a true American patriot whose acts of valor must be permanently etched in our nation’s history.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after a federal appeals court upheld an injunction against President Obama’s executive action on immigration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced that he has been selected to serve on the committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced that he will ban the transfer of certain “militarized gear” and restrict the delivery of some riot equipment to local police departments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted to support H.R.1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 269 – 151.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) announced his role as coach of the Republican congressional baseball team that will play in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday, June 11 at Nationals Park.