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.
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.
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:
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:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced it would scale back U.S. sanctions against Iran in exchange for Tehran’s promise to limit its nuclear program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner, spoke with Jon-David Wells on Thursday to discuss his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.
The talk of tax reform in our nation’s capital is commonplace. Unfortunately, there is just not much substance to back up the rhetoric. Tax reform is a bipartisan issue, but the United States tax code has not been overhauled since 1986.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the House Financial Services Committee, today made the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor released its monthly employment report:
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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.
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.
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.
In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.
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.
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.
Area’s representatives in Washington weigh in on sequestration
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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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner, last week joined his colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to speak out against the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the Financial Services Committee, joined his colleagues on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak on the fifth year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and member of the Financial Services Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen about the impact of federal regulations on community institutions during a committee hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy.