WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) distribution of the second round of performance payments to nursing homes. Since the first round of funding was allocated to Texas, nursing homes have successfully reduced COVID-19 infections and deaths between September-October.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today released the following statement after the findings of the independent review of Fort Hood were made public:
While Congress has delivered tangible relief throughout COVID-19, there are crucial pieces of bipartisan legislation that must be passed as soon as possible to further help our economy rebound.
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While Congress has delivered tangible relief for Texans over the last year, there are crucial pieces of bipartisan legislation that must be passed as soon as possible to further help our economy rebound.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today called for rural communities to receive equal access to the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today urged the House Democrat Majority to retain a vital procedural protection, the Motion to Recommit (MTR), that ensures the rights of the Minority party in Congress are protected.
Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude for our families and friends, and for the faith and values that founded our great nation. As we gather together with our loved ones during a year that has looked very different than most, we reflect on the abundance of blessings we have as Americans.
It's great to be back in Washington, D.C. serving TX-25! I'm ready to hit the ground running to deliver more COVID-19 relief for our Texan families and businesses, and to protect our American values under Speaker Pelosi's radical Democrat Majority.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today delivered remarks calling on Speaker Pelosi to bring the Save Our Stages Act to the House floor for a vote as standalone legislation.
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Norman Lucas believes the Save Our Stages Act would be a lifeline for live music venues.
Casey Donahew can’t wait to get back on the stage and sing for crowds.
“Music does heal,” the country music singer said. “It happens every day.”
Texas Congressman Roger Williams is co-sponsoring pandemic relief legislation for music venues.
Senator John Cornyn recently co-sponsored similar legislation in the Senate.
Both the House and Senate bills have bipartisan support.
Some have been creative with how to keep the music going, like the Levitt Pavilion.
Williams was joined by tourism and entertainment industry leaders in Fort Worth at a press conference at Billy Bob’s Texas on Friday highlighting the proposed measure. Venue shutdowns have been tough on the business owners themselves and it directly affects artists and crews who would be performing on their stages, North Texas native and country singer Casey Donahew said.
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.
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: