Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday struck down Texas’ regulations on abortions and abortion clinics.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

Last night, the Republican Congressional Baseball Team defeated the Democrats 8-7 in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Although the Republicans maintained a lead for most of the game, the Democrats pulled ahead in the sixth inning.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday upheld a lower Texas federal court’s ruling against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.  

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the Democrats’ occupation of the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives:

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, today invited members of the media to attend the team’s final practice Wednesday morning in preparation for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today introduced his bill, the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) Rule Accountability Act to require congressional authorization for any CFPB ruling that would have an economic impact of $100 million or greater.

Jun 15, 2016 Column

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was as an emotional response to one of our nation’s most trying economic times. Nearly six years later it has proven to be an expensive blanket of one-size fits all rules on the private sector written by Washington bureaucrats, some of whom have never spent one day of their adult life outside of government.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, announced an inter-squad scrimmage under the lights at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy in Anacostia tonight after votes.

What: Republican Congressional Baseball Team inter-squad scrimmage

Jun 6, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the 72nd anniversary of the Allied forces’ landing in Normandy, France:

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In The News

Jun 8, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama offered condolences and praise to the community of Fort Hood following the death of nine soldiers in a flood during a training exercise.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        

May 31, 2016 In The News

The ground remained soggy Monday morning and puddle and mud encounters proved impossible to avoid. Yet the overnight downpour gave way to a cool, breeze-filled morning at Cleburne Memorial Cemetery as about 90 gathered to mark Memorial Day.

May 21, 2016 In The News

Caroline Rolling and her two sons, Jonathan and Tristan,  have spent the last year trying to piece back together everything they've lost since the 2015 Memorial Day Flood.

"Still going home is the hardest part. Nothing survived, there's not a single tree, there is five feet of topsoil gone. There is nothing there." Caroline said, "I am still trying to find normal."

May 19, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams’ authorization of a “land exchange” between Fort Hood and Copperas Cove was included in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, according to a release from Williams’ office.

May 15, 2016 In The News

Ahead of the June 23rd  Congressional Baseball Game , Democrat coach Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Doyle and Republican coach Texas Congressman Roger Williams gave Roll Call a scouting report of practice so far. Republicans are working to redeem their losing streak while Democrats are aiming for their 8th consecutive win .  

Apr 13, 2016 In The News

The House Ways and Means Committee is holding hearings on tax reform in advance of major restructuring next year should a Republican win the White House.

Today, Rep. Roger Williams presents his plan to the committee. The congressman’s Jumpstart America legislation is a good plan, but I would make it better in these ways:

Mar 31, 2016 In The News

Last month's historic flooding in Southeast Texas is a stark reminder that unless Congress acts to reform and renew the federal flood insurance program, more than half a million Texans could see their coverage wash away.

Mar 30, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON – Twenty-two members of Texas’ congressional delegation filed an amicus brief Wednesday afternoon supporting landowners in a lawsuit against the federal government over disputed property along the Red River.

Mar 22, 2016 In The News

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for three violent explosions Tuesday morning that rocked Brussels at rush hour leaving more than 30 dead.

CNN reported that 34 people died and another 170 were injured.

Mar 7, 2016 In The News

Over the past year, Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) has introduced several pieces of legislation that together should serve as a model for pro-growth, conservative tax reform.

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Jun 27, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, last week questioned Janet Yellen, the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, about the negative impact of federal regulations on community financial institutions.

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.

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