Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Sep 14, 2016 Column

In 2010, just two years after one of the largest financial collapses in our nation’s history, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. At the time, President Obama and Congress promised to hold Wall Street accountable and protect American families from unfair, abusive financial practices.  

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of the tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today received the “114th Congress Tax Fighter Award” from the National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC).

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Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, became an original cosponsor of the Prohibiting Future Payments to Iran Act after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred an additional $1.3 billion in cash to Iran after delivering a $400 million c

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, today released the following statement after the Obama Administration on Tuesday disclosed that it had transferred $1.3 billion in cash to Iran shortly after it delivered a $400 million cash payment the same day Iran released fou

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will visit the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to provide a Washington update.

Aug 22, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with, address and present the U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration Lapel Pin to over 100 area Vietnam War Era Veterans in Burnet County Thursday.

Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with, address and present the U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration Lapel Pin to Vietnam War Era Veterans in Johnson County on Tuesday.

Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with pharmacists at Tanglewood Pharmacy in Stephenville on Monday to discuss issues related to their industry.

Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with, address and present the U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration Lapel Pin to over 100 area Vietnam War Era Veterans in Erath County on Monday.

Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with members of the Glen Rose community and community leadership on Monday to discuss issues facing Somervell County and deliver a Washington update.

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In The News

Feb 24, 2016 In The News

While President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget of $4.1 trillion sets aside more than $580 billion for Department of Defense spending and offsets the continued effects of sequestration, the budget is fundamentally flawed, according to the offices of U.S. Reps. Roger Williams and John Carter, the two Republican congressmen who represent Fort Hood and the surrounding area.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News

HHS officials open gates of Somervell County camp housing refugee minors
 
SOMERVELL COUNTY, TX – Pinned above the doorway to Clegg No. 5 is a handwritten and crayon-colored sign that reads, “Jesus Christ is mi love.” The sign sits between coloring book pages depicting children’s television characters SpongeBob Square Pants and Tweety Bird.

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Jan 6, 2016 In The News

The nation's largest gun rights organization declined Wednesday to send representatives to a nationally televised town hall with President Obama on gun violence, calling the prime-time event a publicity stunt by the White House to promote his latest gun control moves.

Jan 5, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama’s latest call for state and local governments to enact more controls on weapons purchases at gun shows and elsewhere is getting the same response it has for years: Most elected officials in Texas won’t budge.

Dec 18, 2015 In The News

Two Texas lawmakers wrote President Obama this week to oppose a possible plan to use Fort Hood military base to house unaccompanied minors who illegally crossed into the U.S. from Mexico.

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Dec 2, 2015 In The News

Members of the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed two Environmental Protection Agency nullification bills on to President Barack Obama's desk that Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, and Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, say would otherwise have resulted in higher consumer energy prices.

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Nov 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN – In the wake of what many are labeling the worst attack on France since World War II, policymakers across the world are scrambling to voice their opinion and make their platform known.

Nov 17, 2015 In The News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Twenty-eight governors announced their intention to keep Syrian refugees out of their states. This afternoon, those governors are getting a call from the White House. Several top administration officials will explain their screening measures for incoming refugees and address concerns from the governors.

Oct 29, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (October 28, 2015) The U.S. House Wednesday passed a bipartisan budget-and-debt deal that prevents  an unprecedented government default.
A coalition of Democrats, GOP defense hawks and pragmatic Republicans supported the measure.

Oct 28, 2015 In The News

In case you haven’t heard, President Barack Obama vetoed a $612 billion defense policy bill last week.

What does that mean exactly? Well, in the short run, it means the military will have to wait longer to see what funding it will have in the future to conduct training, support soldiers and perform any number of construction or other projects.

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Dec 15, 2016 Video

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning sat down with Fox 7 Austin in studio to discuss his expectations for the upcoming 115th Congress, his role in organizing Black Tie and Boots: the Texas State Society’s 2017 Presidential Inaugural Ball and President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to the White House. 

 

Dec 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) recently honored his friend, colleague and fellow Texas Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R – Lubbock), who will be retiring at the conclusion of the 114 Congress in January. Congressman Neugebauer has represented Texas’ 19th congressional district since 2003. 

Dec 9, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Thursday spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to commend Austin’s Huston-Tillotson University:

“Mr. Speaker, I am proud to represent several colleges and universities in Texas’ 25th congressional district.

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