Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Oct 31, 2016 Press Release

CLEBURNE, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that on Wednesday he will congratulate James Clay, an Army veteran, on being the recipient of a new roof to be donated by a local roofing company.

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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this afternoon voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act – a bill which would allow victims of terrorism to sue foreign governments for attacks on American soil.

Sep 16, 2016 Column

As the chief executive of the National Football League, I believe it is up to you to outright condemn the players who refuse to stand during our national anthem.

I am sure you can remember the great sports heroes you looked up to as a child. For me it was Ted Williams and Johnny Unitas. They were larger than life.

Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. House of Representatives, today issued the following statement on POW/ MIA Recognition Day:

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Sep 14, 2016 Column

In 2010, just two years after one of the largest financial collapses in our nation’s history, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. At the time, President Obama and Congress promised to hold Wall Street accountable and protect American families from unfair, abusive financial practices.  

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning held the Congressional College Football Caucus’ kickoff event. The caucus is chaired by Williams and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D – Birmingham).

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of the tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today received the “114th Congress Tax Fighter Award” from the National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC).

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Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, became an original cosponsor of the Prohibiting Future Payments to Iran Act after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred an additional $1.3 billion in cash to Iran after delivering a $400 million c

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, today released the following statement after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred $1.3 billion in cash to Iran shortly after it delivered a $400 million cash payment the same day Iran released fou

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will visit the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to provide a Washington update.

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In The News

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) met with community and business leaders during a visit to Lampasas on Thursday.

Williams toured the Ajinomoto Windsor plant on the downtown square – one of the largest private employers in the city.

The congressman met with leaders of the food manufacturing company as well as representatives of the Lampasas Economic Development Corp.

Aug 22, 2016 In The News

Everyone agrees that the appreciation now being shown to military veterans of the Vietnam War era is long overdue — and well-deserved.

More than 100 Erath County Vietnam veterans gathered Monday afternoon for a town hall meeting at Paradigm in Stephenville to be honored with a commemorative U.S. Vietnam War lapel pin and an official certificate of appreciation.

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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

A renovated Protective Services/Criminal Justice building was unveiled Thursday at Central Texas College.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE, TX (KXXV) - A Texas Congressman wants to make sure Fort Hood soldiers transitioning out of the military have good jobs waiting for them as civilians.

Congressman Roger Williams talked about many issues at the Copperas Cove Rotary Club Thursday, but made sure to speak on one government agency he thinks would be a good fit for former soldiers.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE — During a tour of Central Texas this week that includes stops in Killeen, Gatesville and Copperas Cove, U.S. Rep, Roger Williams, R-Austin, said the American economy has not yet recovered.

Aug 4, 2016 In The News

U.S. Representative Roger Williams, a former TCU baseball player, will be honored at the 25th anniversary of the Bobby Bragan Lifetime Achievement Award Gala on Nov. 2 at the Fort Worth Club.

Jul 28, 2016 In The News

America totters on the brink between a bright or dim future as November’s presidential election nears and the time for action is now. More so the time for God is now. Such was the message all three speakers imparted during Tuesday night’s Texas Patriots Tea Party meeting in Cleburne.

Jul 15, 2016 In The News

An Austin-area father and son were two of at least 84 people who were killed Thursday when a truck drove through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, according to friends and relatives.

Jun 24, 2016 In The News

After losing for seven straight years, the Republican congressional baseball team broke through to beat the Democrats on Thursday in their annual charity game.

The Republicans had a shaky few years — including a 22-0 blowout three years ago. But they defeated the Democrats, 8-7.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Not long after the break of dawn recently, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams hit baseballs on a basketball court here in suburban Washington. “Atta boy,” he cheered when his partner shagged the balls.

Williams, an Austin Republican, wasn’t talking to a kid. The comments — and grounders — were directed toward Jeff Flake, a grandfather and U.S. senator from Arizona.

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Sep 29, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today questioned Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf who testified before the House Financial Services Committee after hundreds of thousands of fake accounts were opened by the bank’s employees.

Sep 22, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R.5931, Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. The bill, which he cosponsored, would ban the U.S. Government from providing future cash payments to the Government of Iran.

The text of Williams’ remarks is below:

Sep 13, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today voted for the Financial CHOICE (Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs) Act which passed out of the Financial Services Committee. It will now head to the House floor.  

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