Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Apr 10, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Tuesday evening will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a local high school baseball stadium where the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs will face the Harker Heights Knights.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Friday afternoon released the following statement after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. airstrikes which targeted a Syrian military airfield in retaliation of a chemical attack on civilians, including children, earlier this week. This was the first U.S.

Mar 17, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press:

Mar 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the House of Representatives, this week voted for three measures that will protect the Second Amendment rights of veterans and improve the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) accountability and effectiveness.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of legislation to scrap the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) pre-paid accounts rule, released the following statement Thursday evening after the CFPB announced it would delay implementation of the rule:

Mar 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. Congress, on Wednesday evening voted for the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill to increase base discretionary military spending by $2 billion from the previous year.

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) will join The Sean Hannity Show this afternoon at approximately 3:00pmCT/ 4:00pmET

Those in the Austin area can listen on KJCE 1370am and those in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area can listen on KSKY 660am

If you are in Washington, DC, tune in to WWRC 1260am

 

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In The News

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

Don’t believe what you hear.

Congress hasn’t gone completely to the dogs. It has gone to the cats, too.

This week, U.S. Reps. Roger Williams, R-Austin, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, teamed up to work on a project — pet adoption.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

KILLEEN - Operation Stand Down Central Texas has been working to help homeless veterans for three years. When director Joann Courtland was invited to the Texas State Society Black Tie and Boots Ball to bring attention to the work the nonprofit does, she was hoping to make some friends and raise some funds.

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Feb 16, 2017 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams, R–Austin, testified in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning to request support for various projects at Fort Hood.

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Feb 10, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis

“It is always prudent to pursue efficiencies and potential cost-saving improvements in the federal workforce,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, whose district includes part of Arlington. “We have many dedicated and able federal employees in Texas, and we should always look for better ways to utilize their skill sets.”

Feb 8, 2017 In The News

When President Trump told Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly recently that the rollout of a Republican health-care plan would “maybe . . . take till sometime into next year,” he contradicted many congressional Republicans who have promised a swift repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 29, 2017 In The News

North Texas lawmakers are weighing in on President Donald Trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entry into the U.S. and the protests that followed.

Jan 21, 2017 In The News

At the Cleburne Public Library, only a few people watched the live broadcast of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

Some were library staff, who sporadically stepped into the children’s reading room between helping patrons to watch it. Others glanced in, sat or stood for a moment as heads of state and dignitaries filed into the stands outside of the U.S. Capitol.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — When Joann Courtland, director of the Copperas Cove-based Operation Stand Down-Central Texas, was told to pack her bags Wednesday for a trip to the nation’s capital, she wasn’t quite sure what was going on.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

Only the appetizers were tiny at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots inaugural ball held on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’’ swearing-in. Beyond the finger food, everything was big, big and bigger.

Jan 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — After a downsized gala for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in 2013, the Texas State Society’s Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball is set to return to its full form this year.

Almost 10,000 tickets have been sold to the quadrennial ball, organizers say, around double the 5,000 that had been sold at this time four years ago.

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Mar 30, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor to speak on tax reform.

Williams remarks are below:

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Mar 29, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and a second generation small business owner, joined Squawk Box on CNBC Wednesday morning to discuss his tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

 

Jumpstart America will do the following:

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Mar 17, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Thursday morning presided over his first subcommittee hearing as vice chair of the subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade.

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