Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Roger Williams (R–Austin) and Marc Veasey (D–Fort Worth) this afternoon introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate April 11th as “National Pet Adoption Day” and the month of April as “National Pet Adoption Month” to encourage pet adoption from local animal shelters and rescues.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), Thursday morning testified before the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies to request support for various projects at Fort Hood.

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), Tuesday evening introduced a House resolution of disapproval, under the authority of the Congressional Review Act, to block an Obama Administration-era rule that would impact prepaid accounts starting this October.    

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, on Friday released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would begin scaling back the Dodd-Frank Act: sweeping regulation that has blanketed nearly every aspect of the financial sector including large banks on Wall Street and small business

Feb 3, 2017 Column

The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams is available for publication:

I decided to run for Congress in 2012 because I was not happy with the direction our country was headed. Among many concerns, I felt government was growing too big and our economy wasn’t recovering quickly enough.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, on Monday released the following statement on President Trump’s executive action on regulations:

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA: Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) will join The Sean Hannity Show from the GOP policy retreat in Philadelphia at approximately 3:30pmCT/ 4:30pmET

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions to construct a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, increase hiring of border patrol and immigration agents and curb federal funding for sanctuary cities:

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Tuesday released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines and ensure the pipes are built in the United States. Both projects were halted under the Obama Administration. 

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In The News

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) met with community and business leaders during a visit to Lampasas on Thursday.

Williams toured the Ajinomoto Windsor plant on the downtown square – one of the largest private employers in the city.

The congressman met with leaders of the food manufacturing company as well as representatives of the Lampasas Economic Development Corp.

Aug 22, 2016 In The News

Everyone agrees that the appreciation now being shown to military veterans of the Vietnam War era is long overdue — and well-deserved.

More than 100 Erath County Vietnam veterans gathered Monday afternoon for a town hall meeting at Paradigm in Stephenville to be honored with a commemorative U.S. Vietnam War lapel pin and an official certificate of appreciation.

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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE — During a tour of Central Texas this week that includes stops in Killeen, Gatesville and Copperas Cove, U.S. Rep, Roger Williams, R-Austin, said the American economy has not yet recovered.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

A renovated Protective Services/Criminal Justice building was unveiled Thursday at Central Texas College.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE, TX (KXXV) - A Texas Congressman wants to make sure Fort Hood soldiers transitioning out of the military have good jobs waiting for them as civilians.

Congressman Roger Williams talked about many issues at the Copperas Cove Rotary Club Thursday, but made sure to speak on one government agency he thinks would be a good fit for former soldiers.

Aug 4, 2016 In The News

U.S. Representative Roger Williams, a former TCU baseball player, will be honored at the 25th anniversary of the Bobby Bragan Lifetime Achievement Award Gala on Nov. 2 at the Fort Worth Club.

Jul 28, 2016 In The News

America totters on the brink between a bright or dim future as November’s presidential election nears and the time for action is now. More so the time for God is now. Such was the message all three speakers imparted during Tuesday night’s Texas Patriots Tea Party meeting in Cleburne.

Jul 15, 2016 In The News

An Austin-area father and son were two of at least 84 people who were killed Thursday when a truck drove through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, according to friends and relatives.

Jun 24, 2016 In The News

After losing for seven straight years, the Republican congressional baseball team broke through to beat the Democrats on Thursday in their annual charity game.

The Republicans had a shaky few years — including a 22-0 blowout three years ago. But they defeated the Democrats, 8-7.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Not long after the break of dawn recently, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams hit baseballs on a basketball court here in suburban Washington. “Atta boy,” he cheered when his partner shagged the balls.

Williams, an Austin Republican, wasn’t talking to a kid. The comments — and grounders — were directed toward Jeff Flake, a grandfather and U.S. senator from Arizona.

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Mar 30, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor to speak on tax reform.

Williams remarks are below:

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Mar 29, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and a second generation small business owner, joined Squawk Box on CNBC Wednesday morning to discuss his tax reform plan, Jumpstart America.

 

Jumpstart America will do the following:

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Mar 17, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Thursday morning presided over his first subcommittee hearing as vice chair of the subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade.

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