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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria to discuss the government shutdown, the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, and changes to the House Financial Services Committee, that he serves on, in the 116th Congress.
It's one of our favorite times of the year - high school football playoffs! In Texas, we know that means early morning practices, decking out in school colors, and braving the cold to watch our players leave it all out on the field for a shot at the state title.
This weekend, America lost a great servant and I lost a great friend. George H.W. Bush epitomized everything wonderful about America and, like his country, he was tough, strong and kind. He changed the nation and he changed the world.
I hope all of you in Texas' 25th District had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with family and loved ones. For those of you with family members in the Armed Forces who were unable to be together this year, please know that we are all grateful for their service, and will continue to pray for their safety.
Crisis at the Border
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business' Mornings with Maria to discuss border security, the economy, and what to expect from Congress during the remainder of the 115th Congress.
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