Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Mar 26, 2015 Column

Earlier this month U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke in front of a group of CEOs in Manhattan and compared the U.S. economy to a "well-oiled machine.”

One week later he testified before the House Committee on Financial Services, on which I serve, and I told him his statement bothered me.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R.2) that would enact a permanent “doc fix” for Medicare reimbursement for health care providers.

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Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted for an amended budget proposal that would increase U.S. defense spending for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today commended a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) decision to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program by changing its distance calculation to mileage veterans must drive to the nearest VA medical facility.

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Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Obama announced that he would delay his planned withdraw of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, one day before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress:

Mar 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner of more than 40 years and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today asked community banks and credit unions what Washington can do to relieve some of the regulatory burden that has caused hardships for smaller financial institutions.

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a business owner of more than 40 years and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today questioned U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew who testified before the committee on the state of the U.S. economy.

Mar 11, 2015 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today announced that a member of his staff will visit Stephenville in Erath County at 10:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, March 25 to meet with local residents and assist constituents experiencing problems with a federal department or agency (such as the VA or Social Security).

Mar 11, 2015 Column

A vote for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015 was a vote for President Barack Obama’s plan to protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
 

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Mar 11, 2015 Press Release

A vote for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015 was a vote for President Barack Obama’s plan to protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
 

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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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