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.
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.
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
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the 72nd anniversary of the Allied forces’ landing in Normandy, France:
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:
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz may have some explaining to do at her next listening session with credit union executives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.
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:
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.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding U.S.