Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jul 21, 2015 Column

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.

Jul 17, 2015 Newsletter

A Bad Deal

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

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:

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

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:

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced it would scale back U.S. sanctions against Iran in exchange for Tehran’s promise to limit its nuclear program.

Jul 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner, spoke with Jon-David Wells on Thursday to discuss his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

Jul 7, 2015 Column

The talk of tax reform in our nation’s capital is commonplace. Unfortunately, there is just not much substance to back up the rhetoric. Tax reform is a bipartisan issue, but the United States tax code has not been overhauled since 1986.

Jul 2, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the House Financial Services Committee, today made the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor released its monthly employment report:

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that 14 states, including Texas, must permit same-sex marriages and recognize gay marriages from other states:

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In The News

Jun 8, 2015 In The News

In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.

May 25, 2015 In The News

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.

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May 25, 2015 In The News

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.

May 17, 2015 In The News

Area’s representatives in Washington weigh in on sequestration
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May 14, 2015 In The News

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.

May 9, 2015 In The News

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.

May 6, 2015 In The News

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.

Apr 30, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Just the word fundraising elicits groans or slumped shoulders from most politicians. It’s drudgery for them — a despised but necessary task.
But U.S. Rep. Roger Williams of Austin, a lifelong salesman and an old hand in Texas fundraising, is an exception.

Apr 16, 2015 In The News

The U.S. Army on Thursday approved additional benefits for soldiers who were wounded in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting.

The service also announced it would award the Purple Heart to a soldier who was killed and another who was wounded in an attack by a radicalized Muslim in 2009 at a recruiting center in Little Rock, Ark.

Apr 8, 2015 In The News

AUSTIN -- The oldest living U.S. veteran was honored on Wednesday with the presentation of an American flag that has been flown over the U.S. Capitol.

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) will present 108-year-old Richard Overton with the flag at a ceremony on Wednesday. Williams will also congratulate Overton on receiving a new roof donated by Lon Smith Roofing.

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Jul 23, 2015 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the Financial Services Committee, joined his colleagues on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak on the fifth year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Jul 20, 2015 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the Financial Services Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen about the impact of federal regulations on community institutions during a committee hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy.

Jul 16, 2015 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), who represents Fort Hood in Congress, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to address sequestration and the recently announced U.S. Army troop reduction and how they relate to Fort Hood.

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