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KILLEEN, TX - Congressman Roger Williams has big plans for his district 25 in the upcoming months.
Tuesday he spoke at the Central Texas College in Killeen about several things -- including the recent government shutdown and DACA.
However, the congressman mostly talked about issues concerning veterans.
As hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been furloughed amid a government shutdown, at least 10 Texans in Congress aren't planning to accept their paychecks for that period or will donate them to charity.
Robert Fisher, the president and CEO of Tioga State Bank, testified in Congress on Tuesday on behalf of legislation to establish a more efficient financial regulatory regime that he said would strengthen local economic growth and job creation.
The treasury secretary would be required to report to Congress financial transactions related Iran’s purchase of commercial passenger aircraft from U.S. manufacturers under a bill that the House of Representatives approved on Thursday.
The United States House of Representatives passed key legislation on Thursday which will prevent Iran from having access to aircraft and other military equipment.
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is advancing a strategy that could derail efforts by Boeing Co. and Airbus SE to sell hundreds of jetliners to Iranian airlines, U.S. officials said.
Burleson has gained a third major food manufacturer and distributor. In addition to the roster of Chicken Express and McLane Classic Foods, Golden State Foods will set up house in High Point Business Park in a state-of-the-art, 200,000 square foot building.
Alex Philips, city of Burleson economic development manager, said there were many reasons Golden State chose Burleson.
The House passed legislation Thursday that would require Treasury Department officials to report to Congress on Iranian purchases of U.S. aircraft and how those sales are financed, and certify that they would not aid Iran's effort to distribute weapons.
An estimated 400 to 500 people were on hand for the dedication of the Whitney Veterans Memorial Park, located at 217 South Colorado Street, Saturday, November 11.
Keynote speaker Congressman Roger Williams delivered remarks, saying that he was honored to be present for the Veterans Day event.
On Friday, Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day, Somervell County honored its military veterans at an assembly with Glen Rose ISD students and area residents — an event that featured Congressman Roger Williams overseeing the special recognition and appreciation given to local Vietnam-era veterans.