Small businesses are the heartbeat of our nation and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected them in an extraordinary way.
This month in Los Angeles, our nation witnessed the war on police in action. Fervent calls to “defund the police” have now turned into eliminate the police at any and all costs. Onlookers stood by as an armed gunman approached a police vehicle and shot the two officers sitting inside.
Our nation is facing a challenge unlike anything we’ve ever seen. There’s no question that our way of life has been disrupted due to this invisible enemy and while there is no rule book on how to overcome a global pandemic in the modern era, I remain focused on providing the resources to restore, rebuild and renew the Texan way of life so we emerge stronger than ever.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30) today sent a letter to U.S.
It is crucial we ensure our rural health care systems have the freedom they need to provide the highest quality of care possible for their patients, now more than ever.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) on Monday applauded the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR) after taking into consideration the impact implementation would have on rural health providers.
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The office of Congressman Roger Williams, R-Austin, announced a grant to the Housing Authority of Killeen for just over $20,000 this week.
The grant comes will help pay for housing choice vouchers as part of federal coronavirus aid funding that was passed by Congress.
The sound of music has given way to the sounds of silence at downtown Cleburne’s Songbird Live. Three blocks south Plaza Theatre Co. at Dudley Hall sits empty as well having twice shut down since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Congressmen Roger Williams (R-TX-25) and Peter Welch (D-VT-At large) introduced the Save Our Stages Act on Thursday, to provide grants from the Small Business Administration to independent music venues impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the Senate companion version of the legislation.
The U.S. Mint unveiled the design for coins honoring President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, on Tuesday.
Here’s what state and local elected officials, business leaders and community leaders are saying about Tesla’s plans to build a $1 billion assembly plant in the Austin metro area:
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, responded to submitted questions on the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy during a Monday virtual town hall meeting on Zoom. Dave Gruber, associate commissioner of Texas Department of State Health Services, answered questions as well.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, joined U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, on Monday in introducing the MFAR Transparency Act to delay the implementation of the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule and to direct the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct a study on the financial impacts on each state.
Central Texas Congressman Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) is joining other lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to push for added school funding in the next coronavirus relief package.
The political landscape might be divided now more than ever, but one thing that can unite parties, it seems, is lower taxes for breweries and wineries.
A $1 million grant from FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency has been awarded to Gatesville.
The funding will aid Faunt Le Roy Park in continued recovery from storms and flooding.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Monday to recognize United States Marine Corp Lance Corporal Alyssa ‘Joy’ Plunk, of Marble Falls, Texas, for receiving the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal.
Williams’ remarks are below:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday to honor the life and legacy of Dan Jenkins.
Williams’ remarks are below.
"Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this time to honor a great man and even better friend, Mr. Dan Jenkins, who passed away last Thursday, at the age of 90.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Tuesday to honor the life and legacy of Faith Christine Barcroft of Gatesville, Texas, who passed away on February 20, 2019 from glioblastoma.
Williams’ remarks are below: