Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after President Obama announced his intentions to change U.S. policy toward Cuba upon the release of Alan Gross, an American hostage held in Cuba for the past five years:

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015.
 
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX25) and Congressman John Carter (R-TX31) are proud to announce the House passed a bicameral agreement that ensures victims of the 2009 terrorist attack on Fort Hood are eligible for being awarded the Purple Heart, along with its corresponding benefits.
Nov 21, 2014 Press Release
This week, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) was recommended for appointment to the House Committee on Financial Services for the 114th Congress. The committee, led by Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), oversees issues regarding the economy, banking system, housing, insurance, and securities and exchange.
Nov 3, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) announced that Don Nicholas will join his district staff in Cleburne, TX, as a field representative. A 31-year Army veteran and former District Director for State Rep. Ralph Sheffield, Don brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the 25th Congressional District to Williams’ office.
 
Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement after the House passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government along with House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon’s (R-CA) amendment to equip the Free Syrian Army.

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

“Today our nation pauses to remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and honor the memory of the thousands of innocent lives lost thirteen years ago.  We are also mindful of the second anniversary of the terrorist attack on our consulate in Benghazi that took the life of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three more Americans.  Though the pain of loss is just as poignant now, may we never for

Aug 13, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), along with Congressman John Carter (TX-31), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel demanding the Department of Defense (DoD) to follow through with a law requiring a Purple Heart review.  The 2014 National Defense Authorization Act mandates that Congress receive a report of the review of the Purple Heart award for the victims of the 2009 terrorist

Aug 7, 2014 Blog Post

Under the control of Senate Democrats, “The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking,” The Washington Post reports.

Jul 16, 2014 Blog Post

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Long-Term Budget Outlook, which had some sober news for the American people.

 

Key points from CBO’s Long-Term Budget Outlook

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In The News

Dec 11, 2013 In The News

How will you celebrate the holiday season this year?  Will you pack up the car and travel to spend time with loved ones?  Will you wait in mile-long lines to get the perfect gift?  Will you watch football and pray for a bowl game victory?

Nov 4, 2013 In The News

In the last five years, Washington has governed from fiscal crisis to fiscal crisis.  Terms like “debt ceiling,” “continuing resolution,” “fiscal cliff,” “sequester,” have become commonplace in our vocabulary.  The Obama Administration takes in a record $3 trillion annually yet our national debt recently topped $17 trillion. 

Oct 8, 2013 In The News

In the last five years, Washington has governed from fiscal crisis to fiscal crisis.  Terms like “debt ceiling,” “continuing resolution,” “fiscal cliff,” “sequester,” have become commonplace in our vocabulary.  U.S. revenues under the Obama Administration gross a record $3 trillion annually, yet our national debt recently topped $17 trillion. 

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

Despite the strong lobbying efforts by President Barack Obama and his administration, one local lawmaker remains skeptical about taking military action in Syria.

In comments made to the Herald on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, indicated that he was not in support of the president’s call for a military strike against the Syrian government.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

Members of Congress said this week they’ll renew a push to designate the November 2009 Fort Hood shootings as part of the battle against terrorism, which would make the victims eligible for Purple Hearts and open up more benefits for those killed or wounded.

Aug 21, 2013 In The News

Nearly four years ago, our nation was viciously attacked when an Islamic extremist opened fire on our troops at Fort Hood. We lost 14 innocent Americans that day — 12 military service members, one civilian and an unborn child. Since the attack, the Fort Hood community has received an outpouring of support from across the state of Texas and the nation. But not from the federal government.

Aug 19, 2013 In The News

Nearly four years ago, our nation was viciously attacked when an Islamic extremist opened fire on our troops at Fort Hood.  We lost 14 innocent Americans that day – 12 military service members, one civilian, and an unborn child.  Since the attack, the Fort Hood community has received an outpouring of support from across the state of Texas and the nation.  But not from the federal government.

Jul 25, 2013 In The News

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Jul 23, 2013 In The News

Few issues are more important than securing our border.  Texas accounts for about half of the U.S.

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Jul 19, 2013 In The News

Few issues are more important that securing our border. Texas accounts for about half of the U.S. border with Mexico, so it’s not surprising that the Census Bureau found that Texas is home to 15 percent of all illegal immigrants in the United States.

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