Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), Thursday morning testified before the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies to request support for various projects at Fort Hood.

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.  

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In The News

Nov 9, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, a Bryan Republican, is vying for a high-ranking position among his party's leadership for the next Congress.

Flores is running to be vice-chair of the Republican Conference, a spokesman confirmed to the Tribune. If elected, Flores would play a crucial role in the organizational mechanics of the House GOP, which retained control of their chamber on Tuesday. 

Nov 2, 2016 In The News

Roger Williams will likely be remembered more for his political career than athletic career.

But the congressman from the 25th district of Texas, which stretches from Tarrant County in the north to Hays County in the south, had a distinguished baseball career at TCU.

Oct 25, 2016 In The News

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Here are the Star-Telegram Editorial Board recommendations for the Nov. 8 election. This post will be updated as further recommendations are made.

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Sep 29, 2016 In The News

Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf quickly left the Rayburn House Office Building today after facing more than four hours of blistering questioning from lawmakers angry about the bank’s creation of millions of bogus accounts in customers' names.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

In his second Capitol Hill appearance in as many weeks, Mr. Stumpf again expressed regret for his company’s actions and said Wells Fargo’s board was working to investigate how problems with sham accounts and unauthorized meddling in customer business snowballed over five years.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf returned to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about the bank's sales practices before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday morning. Scroll down for updates compiled through the day.

2:11 p.m. Hearing wraps.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

The head of Wells Fargo took a brutal drubbing before a House panel Thursday as members of both parties called for his job and suggested he should face criminal charges.

Sep 27, 2016 In The News

Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams has found another way to bring his love of sports to his work in Congress — this time teaming up with Alabama Democratic Rep. Terri A. Sewell to launch the College Football Caucus.

“Between the baseball caucus, football caucus and coach of the baseball team, guys are starting to call me the athletics director of Congress,” Williams said.

Sep 21, 2016 In The News

FORT HOOD — A set of barracks that house about 2,000 Fort Hood soldiers will soon see $61.5 million renovation.

Sep 7, 2016 In The News

A Republican lawmaker is getting creative with his outrage over the Obama administration’s $1.7 billion payment to Iran that coincided with the release of American prisoners. 

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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.

Jan 24, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Tuesday voted for H.R.7: The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which would make the longstanding Hyde Amendment (an annually passed amendment that bars taxpayer dollars from funding abortions) permanent.

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