Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Tuesday after President Trump’s Afghanistan Announcement:

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN, TX – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement Friday in support of a discharge petition for a clean and complete repeal of Obamacare.

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Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after Fort Hood Army Base was granted 145 million dollars of funding as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Operations and Maintenance appropriated funds:

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement Tuesday after the House Committee on Ethics unanimously voted to clear Williams of a year-long ethics review regarding an amendment Williams offered to the FAST Act in November 2015, during the 114th Congress.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after the House passed S. 114, the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after the House passed H.R. 3219, Make America Secure Appropriations Act, with a vote of 235-192.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who is coach of the Republican Baseball Team and was injured at practice the morning of the shooting in June released the following statement on Wednesday, two days after the House passed a bill that will assist Capitol Police officers injured in baseball shooting:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), vice chair on the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade on the House Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement Tuesday in response to the passage or H.J. Resolution 111, CRA Joint Resolution Disapproving the CFPB Anti-Arbitration Rule.

Jul 21, 2017 Column

Seven years after its launch in 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has done nothing for American taxpayers besides provide 2,300 pages of impulsive and deceiving legislation. This disaster of a law has unfairly blanketed our entire financial system with more than 400 overreaching and costly mandates. 

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Friday after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18).

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In The News

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

Don’t believe what you hear.

Congress hasn’t gone completely to the dogs. It has gone to the cats, too.

This week, U.S. Reps. Roger Williams, R-Austin, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, teamed up to work on a project — pet adoption.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

KILLEEN - Operation Stand Down Central Texas has been working to help homeless veterans for three years. When director Joann Courtland was invited to the Texas State Society Black Tie and Boots Ball to bring attention to the work the nonprofit does, she was hoping to make some friends and raise some funds.

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Feb 16, 2017 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams, R–Austin, testified in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning to request support for various projects at Fort Hood.

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Feb 10, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis

“It is always prudent to pursue efficiencies and potential cost-saving improvements in the federal workforce,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, whose district includes part of Arlington. “We have many dedicated and able federal employees in Texas, and we should always look for better ways to utilize their skill sets.”

Feb 8, 2017 In The News

When President Trump told Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly recently that the rollout of a Republican health-care plan would “maybe . . . take till sometime into next year,” he contradicted many congressional Republicans who have promised a swift repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 29, 2017 In The News

North Texas lawmakers are weighing in on President Donald Trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entry into the U.S. and the protests that followed.

Jan 21, 2017 In The News

At the Cleburne Public Library, only a few people watched the live broadcast of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

Some were library staff, who sporadically stepped into the children’s reading room between helping patrons to watch it. Others glanced in, sat or stood for a moment as heads of state and dignitaries filed into the stands outside of the U.S. Capitol.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — When Joann Courtland, director of the Copperas Cove-based Operation Stand Down-Central Texas, was told to pack her bags Wednesday for a trip to the nation’s capital, she wasn’t quite sure what was going on.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

Only the appetizers were tiny at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots inaugural ball held on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’’ swearing-in. Beyond the finger food, everything was big, big and bigger.

Jan 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — After a downsized gala for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in 2013, the Texas State Society’s Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball is set to return to its full form this year.

Almost 10,000 tickets have been sold to the quadrennial ball, organizers say, around double the 5,000 that had been sold at this time four years ago.

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Jul 25, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor on Tuesday to recognize Rural America’s impact on our nation. 

Williams’ remarks are below:

“Mr. Speaker, I’d like to take this time to recognize rural America and the impact it has on our nation.

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