Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 16, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) meet with the Killeen Heights Rotary Club and provide a legislative update on Friday.

Aug 16, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with Gatesville community and local business leaders on Friday to discuss issues facing Gatesville and deliver a Washington update.

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will speak to the Copperas Cove Rotary Club at their regular weekly noon meeting on Thursday.

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will deliver the keynote address at the ribbon cutting for the new Law Enforcement Academy at Central Texas College on Thursday.

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will tour the Ajinomoto Windsor Plant Thursday and meet with city leaders.

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.

Aug 9, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with Texas Recreational Vehicle Association in Austin Sunday.

What: Rep. Williams to Meet with Texas Recreational Vehicle Association
Date:  Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time: 12:00pm CT

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.
 

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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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Nov 17, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday evening took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support H.R.5711, which would prohibit the Treasury Secretary from authorizing U.S. financing for the export of commercial passenger aircraft to Iran. 

Sep 29, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today questioned Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf who testified before the House Financial Services Committee after hundreds of thousands of fake accounts were opened by the bank’s employees.

Sep 22, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R.5931, Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. The bill, which he cosponsored, would ban the U.S. Government from providing future cash payments to the Government of Iran.

The text of Williams’ remarks is below:

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