- Repealing Obamacare;
- Promoting Health Savings Accounts;
- Allowing health plans to compete across state lines for business;
- Providing tax incentives for individual and family health plans.
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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.
Congressman Williams (TX-25) released the following statement after the House voted to approve the Reid/McConnell plan which will reopen the government and raise the debt limit.
The Texas Republican delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter today to every member of the United States Senate, urging senators to unite with them in the effort to defund Obamacare through the continuing resolution.
Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) made the following statement following passage of a Continuing Resolution (CR) that defunds the President’s healthcare law.
Last week, U.S. Congressman spoke with John Bachman of Newsmax to address the topics of jobs, tax reform, and immigration reform. Below are excerpts from the interview. The full video can be viewed here.
On the IRS: "The IRS certainly needs to be cut back and I propose we start with the elimination of the IRS. We need to begin to have dialogue on a fairer, flat tax that would downsize the entire revenue service and maybe pass tax collection onto another department.”
Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX) spoke on the House floor to criticize the President’s decision to delay implementation of the employer mandate for one year. Williams supports a full repeal of the President’s healthcare law.
The video can be viewed here. Remarks follow.
Today, the Obama Administration announced a one-year delay in the law's employer mandate requiring companies with 50 or more workers to offer coverage or face a $3000 fine per employee. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement in response:
Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX) spoke on the House floor in support of job creating policies included in the House Republicans’ jobs plan. The video can be viewed here. Remarks as prepared follows.
“Nearly 4 and a half million Americans have been without a job for 27 weeks or longer. This number is equal to the entire population of the greater Houston area.
“This should not happen in America.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) spoke in support of the repeal bill earlier today. A transcript of the remarks follows. Video of the full 2-minute floor speech can be found here.