Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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
Local congressman not in support of military strike

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
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/3/push-renewed-to-call-fort-hood-ac...

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
Fort Hood shooting spree was terrorism, not ‘workplace violence’

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
Texans react to Holder’s move

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.

Issues:
Jul 19, 2013 In The News
WILLIAMS: Secure our borders

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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