Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 9, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with Hillsboro and Hill County officials, business leaders and community residents on Thursday.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning released the following statement after it was confirmed that two of the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France hailed from Lakeway, Texas:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday evening released the following statement after the attack in Nice, France:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday voted in favor of the Conscience Protection Act, which reinforces and makes permanent a continuously passed amendment that protects health care entities from being discriminated against if they do not provide, refer or pay for abortions.
 

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) last Thursday voted in favor of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017 which cuts Internal Revenue Service (IRS) funding $1.3 billion below the president’s request, supports small businesses and includes his amendment to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this evening released the following statement after he learned one of the slain officers in Dallas resided in Burleson, Texas.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on FBI director, James Comey, not recommending criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state:

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), author of tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today released a statement in support of House Republicans’ tax plan recently outlined in their policy agenda known as A Better Way.

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Burleson, Texas in the U.S. Congress will be the Fourth of July Grand Marshal at the 12th Annual Burleson Lions Club Independence Day Parade.

Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday struck down Texas’ regulations on abortions and abortion clinics.

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In The News

Oct 7, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours before a government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) during the early morning hours on Thursday that will keep the government open and functioning through Dec. 11.

Oct 6, 2015 In The News

District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams expressed his opposition to a U.S. House continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.

Oct 2, 2015 In The News

As the events of a community college shooting were still unfolding Thursday in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama called upon Congress and the American people to strengthen gun laws.

It was too early to take any action other than to grieve, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams said.

Oct 1, 2015 In The News

Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner shocked the political world Friday when he announced his resignation at the end of October. Current and former Texas politicians expressed gratitude towards Boehner for his leadership over the last five years.

Sep 25, 2015 In The News

That didn’t take long.

Pope Francis had barely exited the House chambers Thursday by the time his plea for a “spirit of cooperation” collided with a bitterly divided Congress just days away from shutting down the federal government.

Sep 22, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON—With little to show for their efforts to repeal the 2010 health law, Republicans have refocused on trying to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America and tighten federal abortion restrictions.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

U.S. House Republicans voted to deny funds to women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood for a year on Friday but the action did little to quell party desires to use a spending bill as leverage in their fight to punish the group in an abortion controversy.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

Lisa Arth can’t wait to hear what Pope Francis has to say this week.

The 54-year-old from Southlake is among hundreds of thousands of Americans who will personally see the pope — even if it’s from a distance — during his first trip to the United States since being named the leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.

Sep 16, 2015 In The News

Recently, I had the privilege of hearing our congressman, Roger Williams, address a sold out crowd at the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. He talked talk about his plan to get America back on track. As the congressman outlined his plan, I couldn’t help but remember some earlier meetings with him.

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Jul 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to honor fallen Dallas police officer and Burleson resident, Lorne Ahrens:

 

Jul 8, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning joined Fox Business Network to respond to last night’s shooting in Dallas which left five officers dead and seven wounded.

“(Police officers) always take a step forward, they never take a step back…and it shows the valor and heroism of those in Dallas on the police force and how they saved lives.”

Jul 7, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding U.S.

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