AUSTIN, TEXAS – During a constituent meeting at Grumps Burgers in Burleson this week, Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) presented a framed American flag to Operation Hero Guard – a group of armed citizens who have stood post at U.S. military recruiting offices in Johnson County after an attack on a U.S. military recruiting station in Chattanooga, Tenn.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today met with the Austin Area Life Affirming Coalition board members and Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (APRC) staff to discuss women’s health issues and how to protect the sanctity of life.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams’ (R-Texas) has introduced the final piece of legislation in his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.
Two weeks ago was the fifth year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – a 2,300 page law that has blanketed our entire financial system with more than 400 costly rules and regulations.
Just as we have found out that the Affordable Care Act is not affordable, we are learning that Dodd-Frank doesn’t do what its full name suggests either.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday afternoon, the House Financial Services Committee passed Congressman Roger Williams’ (R-Texas) bill, the State Licensing Efficiency Act of 2015 (H.R.2643), by a vote of 57- 0.
Five years ago, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law as one of the largest financial overhauls in our nation’s history. The American people were told the law was necessary to ensure stability in the financial sector and prevent future meltdowns.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), today issued the following statement after a recently released video featured Planned-Parenthood’s senior director of medical services admitting that the organization alters abortion procedures to harvest and transfer specific organs of aborted fetuses:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the Financial Services Committee, today released the following statement after an internal Justice Department investigation cleared its own lawyers of unfairly targeting payday lenders in its program Operation Chokepoint:
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Texans are firing back at a federal plan to prevent some Social Security beneficiaries from buying guns if they don’t or can’t manage their own financial affairs.
While the Defense Department on Wednesday came out against arming “all” service members at U.S. military installations, the debate is still heating up in Central Texas, with federal lawmakers getting involved.
The United States and other world powers reached a historic agreement with Iran on Tuesday that calls for limits on Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for scaling back economic sanctions.
While President Barack Obama said that the landmark deal "stopped the spread of nuclear weapons" in the region, Texas Republican leaders expressed their concerns about the agreement.
In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, has been selected to serve on the committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.
The skies alternated between hints of sunshine and cloud cover Monday morning but the rain held off, allowing more than 100 to gather in the Cleburne Cemetery for a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony.
Area’s representatives in Washington weigh in on sequestration
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After years of losses at the Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans have announced a team coach in hopes of righting the ship, but their embattled manager remains at the helm.
As a young boy, Roger Williams wanted to be a baseball player when he grew up.
But the late former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright of Fort Worth suggested another path.
The two first met when Williams was a 9-year-old boy and Wright was a congressman. After Williams said he wanted to play baseball, Wright suggested a backup plan.
Former House Speaker Jim Wright, who rose to lead the chamber after more than three decades in office only to resign two years into his speakership amid an ethics investigation, died Wednesday morning in Fort Worth, Texas, at the age of 92.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner, joined Capital Tonight with Paul Brown on Time Warner Cable News Austin to discuss his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America: A business perspective on tax reform.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner, joined Good Day Austin on Fox 7 Tuesday to discuss his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America: A business perspective on tax reform.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) joined KVUE Austin in studio Monday to discuss his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America, and the Iran deal.
“I’m one of the few people in Congress who still owns a business,” said Williams. “I need to do the right things that I think will turn America around, so let’s get the process going.”