Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

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.

Aug 6, 2015 Press Release

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.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams’ (R-Texas) has introduced the final piece of legislation in his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

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Aug 3, 2015 Newsletter

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.

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

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.

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:

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In The News

Jul 25, 2015 In The News

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.

Jul 23, 2015 In The News

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.

Jul 14, 2015 In The News

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.

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

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 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 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.

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Aug 25, 2015 Video

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.

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Aug 19, 2015 Video

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.

Aug 18, 2015 Video

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.”

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