Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jun 2, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and a second generation small business owner, today released the following statement after the Obama Administration singlehandedly announced a proposed rule to restrict lending practices to lower income Americans.

Jun 2, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Burleson, Texas in the U.S. Congress, today announced he has been chosen by The Burleson Lions Club to be the Fourth of July Grand Marshall.

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May 27, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that he will deliver remarks at the Johnson County Memorial Day Service in Cleburne Monday.

What: Rep. Williams to speak to veterans, families and community members at the Johnson County Memorial Day Service
Date:  Monday, May 30, 2016

May 20, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S.

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. Congress, last night voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams’ (R – Austin) authorization of a “land exchange” between Fort Hood and Copperas Cove was included in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), an annual military policy bill that has passed through Congress for the last 54 years.

May 4, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced the winning submission for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition from Texas’ 25th congressional district.

May 3, 2016 Column

The start of May reminds us all that summer is around the corner.

Students are preparing for final exams. Calendars are filling with family outings and weddings.

For the two of us, it means the beginning of baseball practices at sunrise in preparation for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity.

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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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Feb 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) questioned the Acting Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) David Silberman during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing Thursday.

Feb 8, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, appeared on Sunday’s State of Texas: In Depth on KXAN Austin to discuss the state of the American economy, his background as a second generation small business owner and his seven bill tax reform plan called Jumpstart America.

Feb 4, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge passage of the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act.

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