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CLEBURNE, TEXAS – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today met with La Moderna CEO Jose Carlos Franco and staff to tour their facility. As a small business owner, Rep. Williams was able to discuss legislation and regulations, such as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Tax Reform 2.0, and the impact it’s having on the business and workers.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), made the following comments upon President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will be asking every Cabinet secretary to cut their next-year’s budget by 5 percent:
At the start of this Congress, small business optimism was low. Employers and workers needed relief from burdensome regulations in order to grow their business. Last year, we passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which slashed taxes for Main Street and allowed it to breathe again.
✓ 20 percent small business tax deduction
✓ Immediate business equipment expensing
✓ Small business optimism is reaching record highs
CROWLEY, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) attended the ‘topping-off’ ceremony for Tarleton State University’s Fort Worth campus. As the representative for Tarleton State’s main campus in Stephenville, Rep. Williams delivered remarks at the ceremony to celebrate the midpoint of construction, as well as 118,000 hours of labor without a time-loss injury.
CLIFTON, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) spoke with local Clifton Rotary members this afternoon to provide an update on tax reform and business legislation. Rep. Williams was also able to discuss improvements that were made in Tax Reform 2.0, that just passed through the House last month.
CLEBURNE, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) today met with faculty, staff and students participating in the Hill College Snap-on Automotive Technology Program, the HVAC Program, and the Welding Program at the Cleburne Technical Center. As their representative, Rep. Williams discussed legislation and regulations that will impact their educators and students. They also discussed the importance of the skills and training received during these programs and how it can be applied it towards future careers.
There's nothing quite like a Friday night in Texas - friends, family, and high school football! I was honored to attend the Burleson High School vs. Centennial High School football game and participate in the coin toss. It was a great game and congratulations to the Centennial football team on a hard-earned win - Go Spartans!
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin), has been recognized as a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for consistently supporting issues of importance to small businesses and employees.
Rep. Williams earned a 100% voting record with NFIB in the 115th Congress. Votes in the U.S. House of Representatives included:
Border security must be the top priority during the final months of the 115th Congress. The pervasiveness of illegal border crossings is one of the greatest threats to the safety and security of Texans. For that reason, I will continue to work with President Trump and my House colleagues to secure the border and enforce the rule of law.