Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will tour the Ajinomoto Windsor Plant Thursday and meet with city leaders.

Aug 9, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with Hillsboro and Hill County officials, business leaders and community residents on Thursday.

Aug 9, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) will meet with Texas Recreational Vehicle Association in Austin Sunday.

What: Rep. Williams to Meet with Texas Recreational Vehicle Association
Date:  Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time: 12:00pm CT

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this morning released the following statement after it was confirmed that two of the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France hailed from Lakeway, Texas:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Thursday evening released the following statement after the attack in Nice, France:
 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Wednesday voted in favor of the Conscience Protection Act, which reinforces and makes permanent a continuously passed amendment that protects health care entities from being discriminated against if they do not provide, refer or pay for abortions.
 

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) last Thursday voted in favor of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017 which cuts Internal Revenue Service (IRS) funding $1.3 billion below the president’s request, supports small businesses and includes his amendment to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) this evening released the following statement after he learned one of the slain officers in Dallas resided in Burleson, Texas.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on FBI director, James Comey, not recommending criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state:

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), author of tax reform plan Jumpstart America, today released a statement in support of House Republicans’ tax plan recently outlined in their policy agenda known as A Better Way.

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In The News

Aug 14, 2015 In The News

BURNET — Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) made it clear Aug. 14 that he’ll do whatever he can to curtail federal funding of Planned Parenthood while voicing his support of organizations such as the Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center.

Aug 14, 2015 In The News

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation board hosted Texas District 25 U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, on Aug. 7 at the EDC building to brief Cove residents on his tax reform plan called Jumpstart America.

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Jul 25, 2015 In The News

Texans are firing back at a federal plan to prevent some Social Security beneficiaries from buying guns if they don’t or can’t manage their own financial affairs.

Jul 23, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz may have some explaining to do at her next listening session with credit union executives.

Jul 23, 2015 In The News

While the Defense Department on Wednesday came out against arming “all” service members at U.S. military installations, the debate is still heating up in Central Texas, with federal lawmakers getting involved.

Jul 21, 2015 In The News

Five years ago, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law as one of the largest financial overhauls in our nation’s history. The American people were told the law was necessary to ensure stability in the financial sector and prevent future meltdowns.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

The CFPB was born out of the Dodd-Frank Act with the purpose of protecting the average American from the big bad wolf – the wolf of Wall Street, that is – and the banks that have been blamed for causing the Great Recession.

Jul 14, 2015 In The News

The United States and other world powers reached a historic agreement with Iran on Tuesday that calls for limits on Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for scaling back economic sanctions.

While President Barack Obama said that the landmark deal "stopped the spread of nuclear weapons" in the region, Texas Republican leaders expressed their concerns about the agreement.

Jun 8, 2015 In The News

In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.

May 25, 2015 In The News

The skies alternated between hints of sunshine and cloud cover Monday morning but the rain held off, allowing more than 100 to gather in the Cleburne Cemetery for a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony.

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Sep 29, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today questioned Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf who testified before the House Financial Services Committee after hundreds of thousands of fake accounts were opened by the bank’s employees.

Sep 22, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R.5931, Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. The bill, which he cosponsored, would ban the U.S. Government from providing future cash payments to the Government of Iran.

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Sep 13, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today voted for the Financial CHOICE (Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs) Act which passed out of the Financial Services Committee. It will now head to the House floor.  

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