Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), Tuesday evening introduced a House resolution of disapproval, under the authority of the Congressional Review Act, to block an Obama Administration-era rule that would impact prepaid accounts starting this October.    

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, on Friday released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would begin scaling back the Dodd-Frank Act: sweeping regulation that has blanketed nearly every aspect of the financial sector including large banks on Wall Street and small business

Feb 3, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams is available for publication:

I decided to run for Congress in 2012 because I was not happy with the direction our country was headed. Among many concerns, I felt government was growing too big and our economy wasn’t recovering quickly enough.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, on Monday released the following statement on President Trump’s executive action on regulations:

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA: Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) will join The Sean Hannity Show from the GOP policy retreat in Philadelphia at approximately 3:30pmCT/ 4:30pmET

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions to construct a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, increase hiring of border patrol and immigration agents and curb federal funding for sanctuary cities:

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Tuesday released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines and ensure the pipes are built in the United States. Both projects were halted under the Obama Administration. 

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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump, on his first Monday as the executive, froze federal hiring, withdrew the U.S. from the Trans Pacific Partnership and reinstated the Mexico City Policy.  

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will speak with the following radio stations this morning:

7:15amCT: WBAP Dallas/ Fort Worth
http://www.wbap.com/  

7:30amCT: KLBJ Austin
http://www.newsradioklbj.com/

8:35amCT: KSKY Dallas/ Fort Worth
http://660amtheanswer.com/

 

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In The News

Jan 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON- Making the Baseball Hall of Fame is no easy feat, especially for a player in their first year of consideration.

Longtime Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez is on the ballot for the first time in 2017, and although Rodriguez is widely regarded as one of the best catchers of all time, he may not make it into Cooperstown during his first attempt.

Jan 11, 2017 In The News

A familiar name has been assigned to be the next III Corps and Fort Hood commander

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II is a Fort Hood native and the son of retired Lt. Gen. Paul “Butch” Funk, who led III Corps and Fort Hood in the mid-1990s.

Dec 23, 2016 In The News

Over a wintry four-day stretch in mid-December, Rep. Roger Williams was bounding across Central Texas in a holiday blitz that illustrated the length and diversity of his vast congressional district.

Dec 16, 2016 In The News

MARBLE FALLS — As Marble Falls High School senior James Garrison walked up to the school doors Dec. 16, he was thinking he’d rather be somewhere else. Though it was the last day of class before Christmas break, Garrison had no exams that day and didn’t need to be there.

Dec 16, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Congressman Randy Neugebauer understands how Washington’s decisions affect Main Street.

Dec 14, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate Wenesday for just the sedond time since the financial crisis of 2008, saying the American economy is expainding at a healthy pace and setting itself up as a counterweight to Preseident-elect Donald J Trump's push for ocnsiderably faster growth. 

Dec 14, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE — U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, was at the new Copperas Cove District No. 2 Fire Station to deliver turkeys to first responders, and he also talked about the transition of President-elect Donald Trump.

Williams, whose district includes Coryell County and parts of Fort Hood and Killeen, said people in Washington, D.C., are excited about Trump.

Dec 7, 2016 In The News

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, shows off his cowboy boots, saddle and baseball bats.

 

Dec 2, 2016 In The News


WASHINGTON: A behemoth $619 billion defense spending bill passed the House of Representatives on Friday, and Texans had their hands all over it.

Nov 13, 2016 In The News

“The American Conservative Union feels it is very important that the leadership table includes conservatives.

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Jan 17, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Friday joined Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network to discuss the House vote on the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Resolution, the first step in Congress’ efforts to dismantle President Obama’s signature health care law.

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Jan 11, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of Israel after the House last week overwhelmingly objected to an anti-Israel UN Security Council resolution condemning Jewish settlements. 

Jan 10, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Tuesday voted for the HALOS Act (Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act) which will amend the Securities Act of 1933 to make it easier for early investors to provide capital to a startup.

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