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Updates and Accomplishments
This week, National Journal released its annual rankings for members of Congress, and I was ranked as the 13th most conservative representative out of 435 members.
This week, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released his first annual Year End Annual Report detailing his legislative work and constituent services. Read the report here.
The report begins with a snapshot of 2013 Accomplishments listed below.
· Participated in 9 hearings, 23 committee meetings, and 1 markup in the House Budget Committee
In an interview with Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) today, Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford, a victim of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, said the President has broken his promise to take care of the victims and survivors of the massacre. The four-minute video of the interview can be viewed or downloaded here.
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after the State Department announced for the first time the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks were terrorist attacks.
Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) called for reforms in Medicare reimbursement procedures after a Texas news report revealed a local hospital was unable to pay dozens of its employees over Christmas.
As you know, the House passed a two-year budget deal authored by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray. I supported this bill because I believe it is important to get on a budget process that cuts spending, helps the military, reduces the deficit, doesn’t raise taxes, and stops the pattern of passing CR after CR. This Congress and administration have done so for the last five years. That’s not good for business.
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after voting for the Ryan/Murray budget deal which passed the House on a bipartisan vote on 332-94.
U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s deal with Iran:
“President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s agreement with Iran is a slap in the face to Israel and a dangerous move that threatens the national security of America and Israel.
Congressman Roger Williams spoke on the House floor in support of religious freedom in the military. Excerpts are below, and video of the speech can be viewed here.
“Mr. Speaker, the First Amendment of the Constitution states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Freedom of religion is how we live our faith, not just where we attend worship services.
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Healthcare Plan. The House voted 261-157 in favor of the bill, including 39 House Democrats.