Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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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 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 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:

Jun 3, 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 May employment report determined the U.S. economy created 38,000 jobs last month instead of the 160,000 jobs expected – the weakest report since 2010:

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In The News

Sep 14, 2015 In The News

Two Washington lawmakers who represent the Killeen area have said they will not support funding the federal government if Congress does not take away funding from Planned Parenthood.

The federal government faces a possible partial shutdown if Congress does not pass a funding bill by Oct. 1.

Sep 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON–Sen. Ted Cruz said he wants you to do more than honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on their 14th anniversary.

Sep 10, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams has signed a letter to House leadership stating he will not support a government funding bill that contains funding for Planned Parenthood.

The letter, authored by Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), was sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Sep 10, 2015 In The News

In 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain led a multination effort to allow Adolf Hitler to seize a part of Czechoslovakia. The Munich Agreement, as it was called, was signed to avoid what the prime minister believed was the only alternative: war.

Sep 10, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON (September 10, 2015) The Iran nuclear deal survived a key vote Thursday in the U.S. Senate, in a victory for President Barack Obama.

Democrats held together to block a resolution of disapproval against the deal.

The vote was 58-42 in favor of proceeding, but 60 votes were needed for the resolution to advance to a final vote.

Sep 7, 2015 In The News

House Ways and Means Chairman Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., will face competition from conservative rivals as he tries to develop a plan to fund highways with revenue from repatriating $2.1 trillion in corporate earnings held offshore at lower rates than envisioned in the administration's fiscal 2016 budget.

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Sep 3, 2015 In The News

United States Congressman Roger Williams is home from Washington, D.C., and is spending his time in Texas visiting small businesses around U.S. House District 25.
Williams and members of his staff were in Hamilton last Wednesday to visit with the management team and employees of Pederson’s Natural Farms.

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Aug 26, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, visited with about 75 members and guests of the Johnson County Republican Women’s Club Tuesday at Caddo Street Grill, to discuss the status of the Republican Party and his stance on various issues.

Aug 20, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, turned back a challenge Wednesday to join a long list of Republicans running for president, or to pick his favorite.

"As you know, I'm the only one in Texas not running for president," Williams said during a Johnson County town hall at Grumps' Burgers in Old Town.

"Why not?" a member of the audience retorted.

Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams-who represents Stephenville, Erath County and the rest of the 25th District in the U.S. House of Representatives-spoke to Stephenville officials and folks from the business community Wednesday morning at the Chapel on the Bosque on the museum grounds.

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Jun 27, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, last week questioned Janet Yellen, the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, about the negative impact of federal regulations on community financial institutions.

Apr 14, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday afternoon testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy on his seven bill tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

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Mar 23, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) Tuesday evening joined Austin’s KEYE-TV from Capitol Hill to comment on the terrorist attacks in Brussels which left at least 34 dead and more than 200 injured.

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