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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s removal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, released the following statement Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 10.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Thursday morning presided over his first subcommittee hearing as vice chair of the subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade.
Williams, who serves alongside the subcommittee chair, Congressman Andy Barr of Kentucky, has been critical of U.S. economic growth since the Great Recession, which has been declared the weakest recovery since World War II.
The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of legislation to scrap the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) pre-paid accounts rule, released the following statement Thursday evening after the CFPB announced it would delay implementation of the rule:
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis
“It is always prudent to pursue efficiencies and potential cost-saving improvements in the federal workforce,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, whose district includes part of Arlington. “We have many dedicated and able federal employees in Texas, and we should always look for better ways to utilize their skill sets.”
More than that, he and others say, the hiring freeze is just temporary and will just last for a total of three months.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, on Friday released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would begin scaling back the Dodd-Frank Act: sweeping regulation that has blanketed nearly every aspect of the financial sector including large banks on Wall Street and small businesses and community banks.
The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams is available for publication:
I decided to run for Congress in 2012 because I was not happy with the direction our country was headed. Among many concerns, I felt government was growing too big and our economy wasn’t recovering quickly enough.