Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this evening voted for the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act to help incorporate private insurance providers into the flood insurance market that is currently dominated by federally backed policies.

Apr 18, 2016 Column

In 1939 a young man opened a car dealership to realize the American dream. He built his business up from nothing. He worked hard and he created jobs.

He developed a good reputation in his community – so much so that he was asked to supply the cars during President John Kennedy’s tragic visit to Texas in November 1963.

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Apr 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this afternoon will testify before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy to speak on his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

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Apr 6, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released its fiduciary rule to set new standards for financial advisors who manage retirement accounts. 

Mar 30, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas), along with 21 members of the Texas Congressional Delegation, today filed an amicus brief in the federal district court in Wichita Falls in support of landowners whose private properties along a 116 mile stretch of the Red River are currently in dispute with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas) today released the following statement after two terrorist attacks in the European Union’s de facto capital of Brussels on Tuesday left at least 34 dead and more than 100 injured:

Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas) this week was awarded for his record on key business issues for a third year in a row by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas), chair of the Congressional Baseball Caucus, welcomed former Baltimore Oriole and Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson to Capitol Hill yesterday evening.

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In The News

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

Members of the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed two Environmental Protection Agency nullification bills on to President Barack Obama's desk that Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, and Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, say would otherwise have resulted in higher consumer energy prices.

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Nov 17, 2015 In The News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Twenty-eight governors announced their intention to keep Syrian refugees out of their states. This afternoon, those governors are getting a call from the White House. Several top administration officials will explain their screening measures for incoming refugees and address concerns from the governors.

Nov 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN – In the wake of what many are labeling the worst attack on France since World War II, policymakers across the world are scrambling to voice their opinion and make their platform known.

Oct 29, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (October 28, 2015) The U.S. House Wednesday passed a bipartisan budget-and-debt deal that prevents  an unprecedented government default.
A coalition of Democrats, GOP defense hawks and pragmatic Republicans supported the measure.

Oct 28, 2015 In The News

In case you haven’t heard, President Barack Obama vetoed a $612 billion defense policy bill last week.

What does that mean exactly? Well, in the short run, it means the military will have to wait longer to see what funding it will have in the future to conduct training, support soldiers and perform any number of construction or other projects.

Oct 7, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours before a government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) during the early morning hours on Thursday that will keep the government open and functioning through Dec. 11.

Oct 6, 2015 In The News

District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams expressed his opposition to a U.S. House continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.

Oct 2, 2015 In The News

As the events of a community college shooting were still unfolding Thursday in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama called upon Congress and the American people to strengthen gun laws.

It was too early to take any action other than to grieve, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams said.

Oct 1, 2015 In The News

Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner shocked the political world Friday when he announced his resignation at the end of October. Current and former Texas politicians expressed gratitude towards Boehner for his leadership over the last five years.

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Apr 14, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday afternoon testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy on his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

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Mar 23, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) Tuesday evening joined Austin’s KEYE-TV from Capitol Hill to comment on the terrorist attacks in Brussels which left at least 34 dead and more than 200 injured.

Feb 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) questioned the Acting Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) David Silberman during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing Thursday.

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