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Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

AUSTIN, TX Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today applauded a $102,045 grant awarded to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office by the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office).

Sep 9, 2020 Newsletter

I stand with our brave service members and veterans who have undertaken tremendous tasks to guarantee the safety and security of the American people. The American story is nothing without our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen, who in spite of great odds, have always answered the call to serve.

Sep 8, 2020 Column

Copperas Cove Leader Press
By Congressman Roger Williams
Expanding Access to Telehealth Services

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Sep 5, 2020 Newsletter

Throughout the course of COVID-19, telehealth flexibilities have tremendously helped both patients and providers, allowing for greater access to care. This technology is crucial now more than ever as doctors and physicians have had to adapt to video screenings as opposed to face to face visits due to the virus. 

Sep 4, 2020 Press Release

AUSTIN, TX Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today applauded $1.1 million in awards for The SAFE Alliance in Austin, TX from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The organization will receive $450,000 from the Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program and $650,000 from the Justice for Families Program.

Sep 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today announced the Save Our Stages Act, introduced alongside Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT-At-large), has garnered over 100 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and further urged House leadership to bring the legislation to the floor for a vote.

Sep 3, 2020 Newsletter

Over 51 million jobs nationwide were supported by the Paycheck Protection Program, including 5

Sep 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today introduced the Ensuring Telehealth Expansion Act to extend telehealth provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act through December 31, 2025.

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Aug 29, 2020 Newsletter

Fentanyl and synthetic opioid overdoses caused over 50,000 deaths last year alone in the United States and they continue to scourge communities nationwide. This epidemic is personal and doesn’t discriminate based on age, location or wealth – it tears families apart and will keep plaguing our nation until we are able to eradicate it completely.

Aug 28, 2020 Column

Fentanyl and synthetic opioid overdoses caused over 50,000 deaths last year alone in the United States and they continue to scourge communities nationwide. This epidemic is personal and doesn’t discriminate based on age, location or wealth – it tears families apart and will keep plaguing our nation until we are able to eradicate it completely.

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In The News

Jun 3, 2020 In The News

United States Congressman Roger Williams, who serves Texas District 25 running from southwest Fort Worth to south of Hays County, spoke to the Century News about his efforts with COVID-19 financial relief for “independent music venues,” and B&Bs, which would benefit local businesses based on tourism.

May 27, 2020 In The News

As Texas continues the process of reopening more businesses, the music scene that has earned Austin the title of “Live Music Capital of the World” still faces major hurdles.

May 15, 2020 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Friday to temporarily allow both remote voting by proxy and official remote committee proceedings during the coronavirus pandemic.

The nearly party-line vote, 217 to 189, means that a member present at the Capitol would be able to cast a vote on behalf of up to 10 absent colleagues.

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, and Gov. Greg Abbott announced grants on Wednesday related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration on April 15 awarded the Burnet Municipal Airport a $30,000 grant, part of the CARES Act, to help maintain the facility’s operations amid the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the respiratory disease COVID-19.

Apr 15, 2020 In The News

United States Congressman Roger Williams (R), who serves Texas District 25 (Dripping Springs),  joined over 80 lawmakers in urging U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S.

Apr 14, 2020 In The News

While grocery and convenience stores and similar establishments continue to be open in Copperas Cove, numerous small businesses have shuttered their doors, while riding out the wave of the COVID-19 virus as it reaches into Central Texas.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams wants small-business owners to take advantage of the federal resources available to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discussed those options during an April 7 webinar.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams and State Representative Dr. Brad Buckley both hosted town-hall-style teleconferences recently to provide citizens and business owners in their districts with information regarding loan programs and economic assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak and its related economic impact.

Apr 2, 2020 In The News

United States Congressman Roger Williams (R), who serves Texas District 25 which runs from southwest of Fort Worth to south of Hays County, spoke to the Century News about COVID-19 and the national and local response to the virus.

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Videos

Feb 27, 2019 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday evening to speak in support of his colleague, Congressman Andy Biggs’, resolution to recognize the national debt as a threat to national security.

 

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Feb 15, 2019 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Thursday to recognize Copperas Cove Mayor Frank Seffrood, who was posthumously awarded the Good Friend Award by the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce.

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Feb 13, 2019 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business’ Varney & Co. to discuss the need for border security and the status of government spending bill.

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