WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement following this morning’s news coming out of Afghanistan:
America sacrificed blood and treasure in Afghanistan for 20 years. Our servicemembers did everything they were asked over two decades and four presidential administrations. 2,448 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines gave their last full measure in Afghanistan, and thousands more forever bear the scars of war, both seen and unseen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) is honored to announce Lance Shook, of Lago Vista, TX as the 2021 Congressional Art Competition Winner for TX-25. Every year students from across the country compete in the Congressional Art Competition for an opportunity to display their artwork in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) joined his House Small Business Committee Republican colleagues in a letter to President Biden and Speaker Pelosi opposing proposed tax increases on small businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) co-led a letter with Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) to the Small Business Administration (SBA) expressing frustrations with a lack of responses to congressional inquiries, more specifically SBA’s COVID-19 relief programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement regarding the Senate-passed infrastructure bill:
Every year Congress is given the power to set spending for important governmental functions, programs, and agencies. This important responsibility in our legislative branch of government sets the stage for how legislators will spend and allocate American taxpayer dollars. Unfortunately, this year’s appropriations process has become a complete sham process by the Democrats.
AUSTIN, TX – Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21), and Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25) held a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement in Austin, TX.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement regarding his amendments to the appropriation bills this week:
In The News
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.
Norman Lucas believes the Save Our Stages Act would be a lifeline for live music venues.
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.
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.”
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 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 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 Faith Christine Barcroft of Gatesville, Texas, who passed away on February 20, 2019 from glioblastoma.
Williams’ remarks are below: