Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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May 28, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement and emergency contact information list related to the ongoing flooding in Texas:

May 27, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) has met with the first responders in Hays County, toured flood damage and spoke to the Texas National Guard and FEMA Regional Director Tony Robinson regarding response and recovery operations in Texas flood areas.

May 26, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after a federal appeals court upheld an injunction against President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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May 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced that he has been selected to serve on the committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced that he will ban the transfer of certain “militarized gear” and restrict the delivery of some riot equipment to local police departments.

May 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted to support H.R.1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 269 – 151.

May 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) announced his role as coach of the Republican congressional baseball team that will play in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday, June 11 at Nationals Park.

May 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) released the following statement after signing an amicus brief filed with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that supports a Texas federal judge’s injunction against President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted in favor of H.R.36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of conception, except in cases of rape or incest or if the life of the mother is at stake.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced that the American Conservative Union (ACU) has awarded him the ACU Award for Conservative Excellence for a 100 percent rating in their newly released 2014 Ratings of Congress.

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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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Videos

Apr 30, 2015 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a business owner, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to commend law enforcement officers who have worked to restore safety and security to Baltimore after this week’s violent protests.  

Apr 28, 2015 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke with Augusta Cassada of OAN (One America News Network) about his vote to repeal the death tax and how the tax directly affected his family business.

Apr 20, 2015 Video

Austin, Texas – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined Stuart Varney on Fox Business Network Friday to discuss the House vote to repeal the death tax and how the tax has impacted him, a second generation business owner.

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