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:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas) today invited high school students residing in Texas’ 25th Congressional District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Senator David Perdue (R-Georgia) introduced resolutions in the House and Senate to recognize America’s national debt as a threat to our national security. Earlier this month, the national debt reached $22 trillion.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) released the following statement Monday after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that President Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Texas to help communities recover from severe storms and flooding that occurred September 10 to November 2, 2018:
BY: ROGER WILLIAMS
The question about our nation’s border security is not whether there is a crisis; there is. The question is, do we have the political courage to do something about it?
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) released the following statement upon being appointed to the Financial Service Committee for a third term by Republican Ranking Member Patrick McHenry:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today introduced a House resolution honoring the life and legacy of Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest World War II Veteran and Austin-resident, who passed away at the age of 112 on December 27, 2018.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) released the following statement after being sworn in to the 116th United States Congress:
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) released the following statement on the passing of the nation’s oldest World War II veteran and Austin-resident, Richard Overton:
In The News
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Shortly after the news of World War II veteran Richard Overton's death, condolences and memories came pouring in from around Texas and the nation.
Overton's cousin, Volma Overton Jr., said the family will miss the funny 112-year-old and that his memory will keep them going.
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Richard Arvin Overton, the nation's oldest living war veteran — and the oldest man in the U.S. — died Thursday in Austin at the age of 112 after a bout with pneumonia.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A family member says the nation's oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas.
Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard's cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at a rehab facility in Austin.
Overton had been recently hospitalized with pneumonia.
GATESVILLE — Area representatives and officials threw a surprise retirement party in Gatesville this week for outgoing Coryell County Judge John Firth.
Killeen-Fort Hood area military experts said Monday they were pleased with President Donald J. Trump’s pick of current Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
To celebrate a year of love, growth and partnership with Johnson County residents, businesses, churches and other organizations, Crazy8 Ministries on Tuesday hosted a dinner banquet for more than 400 people at the Cleburne Conference Center.
During the event, more than $30,000 was raised through silent and live auctions.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, credits his decisions to enter the public arena to former President George H.W. Bush.
WASHINGTON -- Thousands of well-wishers lined up on a chilly Washington day for a glimpse of George Bush's flag-draped casket and the opportunity to pay respects ahead of a state funeral Wednesday that will bring together five U.S. presidents and an assortment of kings, princes and prime ministers.
WASHINGTON — It was a national and international crowd that came to pay homage Wednesday to President George H.W. Bush at Washington National Cathedral, but there was a distinctive Texas air about the service, as dozens of Texans joined Bush’s Texas-centric family in celebrating the life of the nation’s 41st president.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be attending the state funeral for President George H.W. Bush Wednesday in Washington D.C.
“More than anything, George Herbert Walker Bush embodied class and decency. He treated everyone with a civility and grace that frankly we need a lot more of today,” said Cruz.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday to honor the life and legacy of Dan Jenkins.
Williams’ remarks are below.
"Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this time to honor a great man and even better friend, Mr. Dan Jenkins, who passed away last Thursday, at the age of 90.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Monday to recognize United States Marine Corp Lance Corporal Alyssa ‘Joy’ Plunk, of Marble Falls, Texas, for receiving the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal.
Williams’ remarks are below:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday to honor the life and legacy of Faith Christine Barcroft of Gatesville, Texas, who passed away on February 20, 2019 from glioblastoma.
Williams’ remarks are below: