The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the House of Representatives, this week voted for three measures that will protect the Second Amendment rights of veterans and improve the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) accountability and effectiveness.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of legislation to scrap the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) pre-paid accounts rule, released the following statement Thursday evening after the CFPB announced it would delay implementation of the rule:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. Congress, on Wednesday evening voted for the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill to increase base discretionary military spending by $2 billion from the previous year.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) will join The Sean Hannity Show this afternoon at approximately 3:00pmCT/ 4:00pmET
Those in the Austin area can listen on KJCE 1370am and those in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area can listen on KSKY 660am
If you are in Washington, DC, tune in to WWRC 1260am
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressmen Roger Williams (R–Austin) on Thursday released the following statement after former Texas Governor Rick Perry was confirmed as President Donald J. Trump’s Secretary of Energy.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressmen Roger Williams (R–Austin) met with local law enforcement officers throughout Texas’ 25th congressional district in Burnet, Erath, Johnson, Tarrant and Travis counties during this week’s district work period.
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U.S. Rep. Roger Williams’ authorization of a “land exchange” between Fort Hood and Copperas Cove was included in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, according to a release from Williams’ office.
Ahead of the June 23rd Congressional Baseball Game , Democrat coach Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Doyle and Republican coach Texas Congressman Roger Williams gave Roll Call a scouting report of practice so far. Republicans are working to redeem their losing streak while Democrats are aiming for their 8th consecutive win .
The House Ways and Means Committee is holding hearings on tax reform in advance of major restructuring next year should a Republican win the White House.
Today, Rep. Roger Williams presents his plan to the committee. The congressman’s Jumpstart America legislation is a good plan, but I would make it better in these ways:
Last month's historic flooding in Southeast Texas is a stark reminder that unless Congress acts to reform and renew the federal flood insurance program, more than half a million Texans could see their coverage wash away.
WASHINGTON – Twenty-two members of Texas’ congressional delegation filed an amicus brief Wednesday afternoon supporting landowners in a lawsuit against the federal government over disputed property along the Red River.
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for three violent explosions Tuesday morning that rocked Brussels at rush hour leaving more than 30 dead.
CNN reported that 34 people died and another 170 were injured.
Over the past year, Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) has introduced several pieces of legislation that together should serve as a model for pro-growth, conservative tax reform.
While President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget of $4.1 trillion sets aside more than $580 billion for Department of Defense spending and offsets the continued effects of sequestration, the budget is fundamentally flawed, according to the offices of U.S. Reps. Roger Williams and John Carter, the two Republican congressmen who represent Fort Hood and the surrounding area.
HHS officials open gates of Somervell County camp housing refugee minors
SOMERVELL COUNTY, TX – Pinned above the doorway to Clegg No. 5 is a handwritten and crayon-colored sign that reads, “Jesus Christ is mi love.” The sign sits between coloring book pages depicting children’s television characters SpongeBob Square Pants and Tweety Bird.
The nation's largest gun rights organization declined Wednesday to send representatives to a nationally televised town hall with President Obama on gun violence, calling the prime-time event a publicity stunt by the White House to promote his latest gun control moves.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor on Tuesday to recognize Rural America’s impact on our nation.
Williams’ remarks are below:
“Mr. Speaker, I’d like to take this time to recognize rural America and the impact it has on our nation.