Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning released the following statement after it was confirmed that two of the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France hailed from Lakeway, Texas:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday evening released the following statement after the attack in Nice, France:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday voted in favor of the Conscience Protection Act, which reinforces and makes permanent a continuously passed amendment that protects health care entities from being discriminated against if they do not provide, refer or pay for abortions.
 

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) last Thursday voted in favor of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017 which cuts Internal Revenue Service (IRS) funding $1.3 billion below the president’s request, supports small businesses and includes his amendment to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this evening released the following statement after he learned one of the slain officers in Dallas resided in Burleson, Texas.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on FBI director, James Comey, not recommending criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state:

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), author of tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today released a statement in support of House Republicans’ tax plan recently outlined in their policy agenda known as A Better Way.

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Burleson, Texas in the U.S. Congress will be the Fourth of July Grand Marshal at the 12th Annual Burleson Lions Club Independence Day Parade.

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.

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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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Videos

Jul 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to honor fallen Dallas police officer and Burleson resident, Lorne Ahrens:

 

Jul 8, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning joined Fox Business Network to respond to last night’s shooting in Dallas which left five officers dead and seven wounded.

“(Police officers) always take a step forward, they never take a step back…and it shows the valor and heroism of those in Dallas on the police force and how they saved lives.”

Jul 7, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding U.S.

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