Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on the west front of the U.S. Capitol:

Jan 17, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News:

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today voted for the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Resolution, the first step in Congress’ efforts to dismantle President Obama’s signature health care law.

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Jan 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Services Committee announced that Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) has been appointed Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade for the 115th Congress.

Jan 9, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in Townhall:

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that he will participate in the Parade of Champions to celebrate with and congratulate the Lake Travis High School Cavaliers’ UIL Class 6A - Division I championship title.

Williams will also present Head Coach Hank Carter with the State Championship trophy.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) and a bipartisan group of 341 Representatives Thursday night formally objected to last month’s United Nations’ Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements by adopting H.Res.11.

Dec 22, 2016 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Austin Statesman:
 

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

FORT HOOD – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today released the following statement after the Federal Reserve announced it would raise the interest rate, making it the second rate hike since 2006. 

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Nov 9, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, a Bryan Republican, is vying for a high-ranking position among his party's leadership for the next Congress.

Flores is running to be vice-chair of the Republican Conference, a spokesman confirmed to the Tribune. If elected, Flores would play a crucial role in the organizational mechanics of the House GOP, which retained control of their chamber on Tuesday. 

Nov 2, 2016 In The News

Roger Williams will likely be remembered more for his political career than athletic career.

But the congressman from the 25th district of Texas, which stretches from Tarrant County in the north to Hays County in the south, had a distinguished baseball career at TCU.

Oct 25, 2016 In The News

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Sep 29, 2016 In The News

Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf quickly left the Rayburn House Office Building today after facing more than four hours of blistering questioning from lawmakers angry about the bank’s creation of millions of bogus accounts in customers' names.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

In his second Capitol Hill appearance in as many weeks, Mr. Stumpf again expressed regret for his company’s actions and said Wells Fargo’s board was working to investigate how problems with sham accounts and unauthorized meddling in customer business snowballed over five years.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf returned to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about the bank's sales practices before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday morning. Scroll down for updates compiled through the day.

2:11 p.m. Hearing wraps.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

The head of Wells Fargo took a brutal drubbing before a House panel Thursday as members of both parties called for his job and suggested he should face criminal charges.

Sep 27, 2016 In The News

Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams has found another way to bring his love of sports to his work in Congress — this time teaming up with Alabama Democratic Rep. Terri A. Sewell to launch the College Football Caucus.

“Between the baseball caucus, football caucus and coach of the baseball team, guys are starting to call me the athletics director of Congress,” Williams said.

Sep 21, 2016 In The News

FORT HOOD — A set of barracks that house about 2,000 Fort Hood soldiers will soon see $61.5 million renovation.

Sep 7, 2016 In The News

A Republican lawmaker is getting creative with his outrage over the Obama administration’s $1.7 billion payment to Iran that coincided with the release of American prisoners. 

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Jan 6, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today announced that he will participate in the Parade of Champions to celebrate with and congratulate the Lake Travis High School Cavaliers’ UIL Class 6A - Division I championship title. 
Williams will also present Head Coach Hank Carter with the State Championship trophy.

Jan 5, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday congratulated Austin’s Lake Travis High School Cavaliers on winning their sixth state championship last month. 

Williams’ remarks are below: 

“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the 2016 Lake Travis Cavaliers on winning their 6th state Championship.

Jan 4, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday morning took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to lay out his tax reform plan, Jumpstart America, before the new 115th Congress.

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