Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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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.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

Last night, the Republican Congressional Baseball Team defeated the Democrats 8-7 in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Although the Republicans maintained a lead for most of the game, the Democrats pulled ahead in the sixth inning.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday upheld a lower Texas federal court’s ruling against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.  

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the Democrats’ occupation of the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives:

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, today invited members of the media to attend the team’s final practice Wednesday morning in preparation for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today introduced his bill, the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) Rule Accountability Act to require congressional authorization for any CFPB ruling that would have an economic impact of $100 million or greater.

Jun 15, 2016 Column

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was as an emotional response to one of our nation’s most trying economic times. Nearly six years later it has proven to be an expensive blanket of one-size fits all rules on the private sector written by Washington bureaucrats, some of whom have never spent one day of their adult life outside of government.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, announced an inter-squad scrimmage under the lights at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy in Anacostia tonight after votes.

What: Republican Congressional Baseball Team inter-squad scrimmage

Jun 6, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the 72nd anniversary of the Allied forces’ landing in Normandy, France:

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In The News

Aug 14, 2015 In The News

BURNET — Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) made it clear Aug. 14 that he’ll do whatever he can to curtail federal funding of Planned Parenthood while voicing his support of organizations such as the Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center.

Aug 14, 2015 In The News

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation board hosted Texas District 25 U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, on Aug. 7 at the EDC building to brief Cove residents on his tax reform plan called Jumpstart America.

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Jul 25, 2015 In The News

Texans are firing back at a federal plan to prevent some Social Security beneficiaries from buying guns if they don’t or can’t manage their own financial affairs.

Jul 23, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz may have some explaining to do at her next listening session with credit union executives.

Jul 23, 2015 In The News

While the Defense Department on Wednesday came out against arming “all” service members at U.S. military installations, the debate is still heating up in Central Texas, with federal lawmakers getting involved.

Jul 21, 2015 In The News

Five years ago, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law as one of the largest financial overhauls in our nation’s history. The American people were told the law was necessary to ensure stability in the financial sector and prevent future meltdowns.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

The CFPB was born out of the Dodd-Frank Act with the purpose of protecting the average American from the big bad wolf – the wolf of Wall Street, that is – and the banks that have been blamed for causing the Great Recession.

Jul 14, 2015 In The News

The United States and other world powers reached a historic agreement with Iran on Tuesday that calls for limits on Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for scaling back economic sanctions.

While President Barack Obama said that the landmark deal "stopped the spread of nuclear weapons" in the region, Texas Republican leaders expressed their concerns about the agreement.

Jun 8, 2015 In The News

In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.

May 25, 2015 In The News

The skies alternated between hints of sunshine and cloud cover Monday morning but the rain held off, allowing more than 100 to gather in the Cleburne Cemetery for a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony.

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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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