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AUSTIN, TX – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today applauded a $235,085 grant awarded to UT-Austin’s Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NFLP aims to increase nursing faculty nationwide with loans provided to nursing students who receive up to 85% loan cancellation in exchange for full-time post-graduate employment as nurse faculty.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) called on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to fully utilize the Provider Relief Fund, established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to allow enhanced support for rural health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congressman Williams released the following statement:
Rural hospitals and Rural Health Care Clinics (RHC’s) provide lifesaving and essential care between mile markers – they serve a crucial function in the wellbeing of our communities. Doctors and nurses in these facilities see patients who would otherwise be burdened with extended travel to the closest hospital for emergency and routine care. For far too long, many operated on limited financial resources and slim margins to keep their doors open.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams and Chris Born
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WASHINGTON, DC – Family Research Council Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for 2018, the second session of the 115th Congress. The ‘True Blue’ Award was presented to Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) for his steadfast support of faith, family and freedom.
Votes in the U.S. House of Representatives included:
U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement Tuesday night following President Trump’s State of the Union Address to the nation:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Thursday to recognize September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Williams’ remarks are below:
“Mr. Speaker, today I want to take a moment to talk about something very near and dear to my heart.
“This year, over 160,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States. That’s one man every 3.2 minutes.
‘Many of my colleagues here today may not know this but three years ago, I was one of those men.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin), the representative for the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS), released the following statement upon the announcement of Dell Medical School and CTVHCS partnering together to better provide access to care for local veterans.