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U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, on the day of the event denounced the storming of the U.S. Capitol by protesters during Wednesday’s joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote of November’s presidential election and labeled the protestors cowardly.
Swearing in for the 117th Congress was held on Jan. 3.
Although Republicans picked up some seats in the U.S. House after the Nov. 3 general elections, they remain in the minority (222-211). U.S. Rep. Roger Williams was elected to his fifth term in Congress. The Republican represents Texas District 25, which includes Lampasas County.
A bipartisan piece of federal legislation introduced by Congressman Roger Williams will hopefully pave the way for all city and county residents to have access to high-speed internet in the future.
Recently, Congressman Williams met in Copperas Cove with local city and county leaders to talk about the Eliminate the Digital Divide Act.
City, county, and school officials throughout central Texas agree that improved access to high-speed broadband internet is critical to education, economic growth and overall quality of life, and rural areas are particularly vulnerable to a lack of adequate service.
The challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic remain, but U.S. Rep. Roger Williams predicts better days ahead.
“I’m talking about getting back to normal,” Williams said. “Because I’m telling you, masks and all that is not a new normal. We’re going to get back to normal.”
Local leaders and business owners shared their pandemic recovery success stories at a media conference with U.S. Rep. Roger Williams on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office in Burnet. They praised the CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program, and other relief for those suffering financial stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Political and musical voices came together Thursday at a hallowed Austin landmark with a shared message: Don’t let the music stop.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, called Plaza Theatre Co. an important and impressive Cleburne institution Tuesday as he stood on the empty stage addressing a small group of Plaza officials, board directors and supporters.
During a Tuesday news conference in Gatesville, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, said he has been proud to fight to deliver needed resources for front-line workers in health care to fight COVID-19 in Coryell County.
Rep. Roger Williams (R-Austin) has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded a $1.8 million grant to Texas DPS to use in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.