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TEMPLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), joined Fox 7 Austin's Good Day Austin Thursday morning to discuss the state of the economy, House Republicans' plan for Tax Reform 2.0, his school security bill, H.R. 5107, healthcare, and what we can do to better secure our borders.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) today met with Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas leadership and employees to tour Dell Children’s. As the representative for Central Texas, Rep. Williams discussed legislation and regulations that will impact their doctors and patients.
TEMPLE, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) visited the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) this afternoon to meet with leadership and employees, and to tour their facility. Rep. Williams was briefed on the current state of the CTVHCS, and discussed legislation and regulations that will impact veterans’ healthcare.
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Conservative Union (ACU) released its annual ratings for 2017, the First Session of the 115th Congress. Congressman Williams (R-Austin) earned ACU’s highest award of Conservative Excellence for voting to uphold conservative principles. Rep. Williams received a rating of 96%, and has a lifetime rating of 93%.
Congressman Williams issued the following statement upon receiving the award:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday night to recognize Mark Johnson, who completed a double-Ironman from Marble Falls to Lufkin, Texas to celebrate his 50-year-old sister, Wendy, who has Down syndrome.
Williams’ remarks are below:
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Mark Johnson: a fellow Texan, a former Marine, a father and a grandfather.
I have spent the past two weeks crisscrossing through our great district to meet with all of you and hear your ideas and concerns that I can take back with me to Washington. I met with many small business owners and employees, school district officials, and healthcare experts - I had a great time talking about everyday issues we all face and how I can help y'all. Below are some highlights I'd like to share:
Did you know that 90% of Americans will see an increase in their paychecks this month as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? That means approximately 540,000 hardworking Americans in our district are taking more money to the bank as a result of this historic tax reform.