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May 22, 2020 Column

Since the beginning of our republic, we have called upon our military patriots to defend the American people and our way of life on distant battlefields far from home. And while all gave some, some gave all.

May 5, 2020 Column

In mid-March, at the recommendation of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), state and local governments across America took unprecedented action to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. They imposed restrictions on travel, commerce and public gatherings in a concerted effort to prevent our healthcare systems from being overwhelmed.

May 1, 2020 Column

The American people expect their elected officials to put the interests of their countrymen above their own well-being. From the beginning of this crisis, we asked the same of our healthcare professionals, truck drivers, grocery workers, and thousands of others fulfilling essential functions, often at great risk to their own safety.

Apr 24, 2020 Column

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.

Apr 17, 2020 Column

The impact of COVID-19 has now spread to nearly every community in the United States, whether the toll has been financial or health related, we have all witnessed how an invisible enemy can alter our lives.

Apr 10, 2020 Column

Small businesses are one of America’s greatest assets. They breathe life into our communities, and they are the gold standard for unleashing human potential. It is because of their determination that our country possesses the opportunity for unparalleled growth.

Apr 3, 2020 Column

America is currently facing an unprecedented pandemic that has upended much of our normal routines and touched every aspect of our society. Schools are finishing the year online, businesses are forced to close their storefronts, and most all events have been canceled for the foreseeable future.

Mar 24, 2020 Column

Rep. Roger Williams
Austin American Statesman
Opinion: Flattening the curve will help us beat an invisible enemy

There is no getting past the fact that we are living in unique circumstances and uncertain times.