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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.

Aug 27, 2020 Newsletter

I will continue prioritizing relief for our families and every sector of our economy as we work together to recover and rebound from COVID-19. Ensuring our TX-25 students have the resources to stay healthy is crucial to keeping our nation moving forward.

Aug 25, 2020 Press Release

KEENE, TX Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today visited Southwestern Adventist University (SWAU) in Keene, TX to meet with university leadership, and local Keene officials and leaders. Invited attendees included President Ken Shaw, Keene Mayor Gary Heinrich, Keene Police Chief Brad Hunt, Keene ISD Superintendent Dr.

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today released the following statement after voting against H.R. 8015:

Aug 22, 2020 Newsletter

There’s an ongoing crisis in the United States, but contrary to the Democrats’ latest rallying cry, it’s not the United States Postal Service (USPS). It’s the COVID-19 relief package that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her enablers are holding hostage in spite of continued cries from small businesses and families across the nation.

Aug 20, 2020 Newsletter

Every time I visit Fort Hood, I am always left in awe of our great men and women in uniform. They are truly our best and brightest. It’s been the greatest honor of my time in Congress to deliver hundreds of millions of dollars in critical infrastructure funding to improve barracks, motor pools and run ways, and it’s a privilege to see these improvements with my own eyes.

Aug 19, 2020 Press Release

AUSTIN, TX Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today announced a $1,823,862 award for the Texas Department of Public Safety from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 15, 2020 Newsletter

Our farmers and ranchers are essential to keeping our nation’s food supply secure and we must do

Aug 14, 2020 Column

Texas farmers and ranchers are essential to keep America’s food supply secure, working around the clock to keep food on our tables. Every sector of the agriculture industry has been adversely affected: row crops, livestock, dairy, specialty and horticultural crops, and produce.

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In The News

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Democrats were thrilled to see Rep. Colin Allred win a Dallas congressional district last year, but not only because he ousted longtime congressman Pete Sessions.

They’re counting on the former NFL linebacker and Hillcrest High center fielder to lead them to glory in Wednesday’s annual charity congressional baseball game.

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

A few minutes after sunrise not far from the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams called out to fellow Texas Republican Jodey Arrington with a simple instruction for a coming showdown with the Democrats: "throw strikes."

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

A birthday celebration for The United States Army took place June 15 at the Burleson Public Library.

Among the dignitaries on hand for the 244th party were Burleson Mayor Pro Tem Dan McClendon and U.S. Congressman Roger Williams, R, representing the 25th District of Texas. Each of them gave speeches.

Jun 22, 2019 In The News

The deployment of the troops, who are under the governor's command, would cost the state additional funding beyond the $800 million lawmakers allocated in the legislative session to fulfill a federal government responsibility.

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Jun 12, 2019 In The News

Dripping Spring’s Congressman Roger Williams (R-District 25), met with local officials and community leaders on Thursday Jun. 6th to discuss the recent floods. The site chosen for the meeting was Homespun Restaurant, which was recently flooded.

Jun 7, 2019 In The News

Southwestern Adventist University was honored to host a reception for U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, on May 29 in the Larry R. Moore Nursing and Administration Building.

May 31, 2019 In The News

From fields of bluebonnets to baseball fields, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, discussed some of his favorite pastimes and more while visiting constituents in Johnson County on Wednesday.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Shortly after the news of World War II veteran Richard Overton's death, condolences and memories came pouring in from around Texas and the nation.

Overton's cousin, Volma Overton Jr., said the family will miss the funny 112-year-old and that his memory will keep them going.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A family member says the nation's oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas.

Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard's cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at a rehab facility in Austin.

Overton had been recently hospitalized with pneumonia.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Richard Arvin Overton, the nation's oldest living war veteran — and the oldest man in the U.S. — died Thursday in Austin at the age of 112 after a bout with pneumonia.

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Videos

Sep 27, 2018 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Hays County, honored the local veterans aboard the Bill Kolbe Honor Flight yesterday on the House floor.

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Sep 14, 2018 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, congratulated the Men’s Rodeo Team for placing second at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).

Sep 12, 2018 Video

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Wednesday to recognize members of the Lake Travis Fire & Rescue and the Bee Cave Police Department for completing the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.

Williams’ remarks are below:

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