"Our tax system penalizes achievement and hurts the economy. It's time to change it." - Congressman Roger Williams
Roger Williams believes it’s time to reform the tax code. The current tax code is too complicated and too burdensome.
Roger Williams plan on tax reform is to move to a system that is simple and easy-to-understand.
- Lowering taxes now as the first step of tax reform;
- Beginning a debate about whether a national sales tax or flat tax would be better for the country.
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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.
Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) delivered remarks on the House floor in response to recent statements by Army Secretary John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno that military readiness is staggeringly low due to budget constraints. Excerpts from Williams’ remarks are below. The full speech can be viewed here.
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, 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 released the following statement upon news that the IRS is poised to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite the White House directive for all agencies to cancel discretionary spending – specifically bonuses – due to budget cuts.
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, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) sent a letter to President Obama after the White House announced the President’s upcoming plans to visit to Austin, Texas, to talk about the economy. In his letter, Williams invited President Obama to visit a local small business to more closely examine the impact of the Administration’s policies on the nation’s job creators.
A copy of the letter can be read here.
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