Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Burleson, Texas in the U.S. Congress will be the Fourth of July Grand Marshal at the 12th Annual Burleson Lions Club Independence Day Parade.

Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday struck down Texas’ regulations on abortions and abortion clinics.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday upheld a lower Texas federal court’s ruling against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.  

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Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

Last night, the Republican Congressional Baseball Team defeated the Democrats 8-7 in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Although the Republicans maintained a lead for most of the game, the Democrats pulled ahead in the sixth inning.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) today released the following statement on the Democrats’ occupation of the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives:

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, today invited members of the media to attend the team’s final practice Wednesday morning in preparation for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today introduced his bill, the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) Rule Accountability Act to require congressional authorization for any CFPB ruling that would have an economic impact of $100 million or greater.

Jun 15, 2016 Column

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was as an emotional response to one of our nation’s most trying economic times. Nearly six years later it has proven to be an expensive blanket of one-size fits all rules on the private sector written by Washington bureaucrats, some of whom have never spent one day of their adult life outside of government.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Joe Barton and Roger Williams, the manager and coach of the Republican Congressional Baseball Team, announced an inter-squad scrimmage under the lights at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy in Anacostia tonight after votes.

What: Republican Congressional Baseball Team inter-squad scrimmage

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In The News

Jun 28, 2013 In The News

As a U.S. Representative, part of my job is to serve as a voice for the 25th District of Texas in Washington, D.C. But a big part of my job happens right here in Texas. No other responsibility of a congressman so directly affects the lives of the average person as that of constituent service.

Jun 21, 2013 In The News

Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX25) released the following statement upon news that the IRS is poised to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite the White House directive for all agencies to cancel discretionary spending – specifically bonuses – due to budget cuts.

May 20, 2013 In The News

Three days after tornadoes rendered heavy damage throughout several neighborhoods in southwest Cleburne much remains to be done in the areas of cleanup and repairs. But residents in the affected neighborhoods have teamed with fellow residents and volunteers in a determined effort to return to normal.

May 16, 2013 In The News

In Waco the wait time for a VA claim is about 150 days or four months longer than the national average. In November of 2012 Senator John Cornyn said Waco had the longest wait time and the most backlog than any other office in the nation.

Despite that, the former regional director of the Waco office received more than $53,000 in performance bonuses for 2011.

May 6, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, said he remains focused on America’s economic woes and called for the government to get out of health care during Thursday’s luncheon of the Cleburne Rotary Club.

Apr 26, 2013 In The News

Firefighters from Cleburne, Alvarado and Burleson returned to West about 7 p.m. Thursday, one day after an explosion at an explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. resulted in multiple deaths, injuries and damage throughout the town. Burleson also sent a police officer to assist.

Apr 26, 2013 In The News

On the plaza at the Bush Center with thousands of VIPs.

Karl Rove, Karen Hughes and Mark McKinnon mingled with the likes of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, House Speaker John Boehner and famous and unknown alumni of the Bush era.

Jim Oberwetter, a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia and president of the Dallas Regional Chamber, called it a great day.

Apr 16, 2013 In The News

In a recent visit to Lampasas, District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams vowed to defend the Second Amendment against what he described as unconstitutional efforts to restrict firearms and gun magazines.

Williams spoke at the local gun and archery store Nocked & Loaded, where many in the congressman’s audience voiced concerns about proposed new federal gun control measures.

Apr 10, 2013 In The News

On Wednesday, April 10, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement after President Obama released his annual budget.

Mar 28, 2013 In The News

George P. Bush, grandson of one president and nephew of another, served as keynote speaker of Tuesday night’s Johnson County Republican Women’s Club dinner. Several met and visited with Bush during the pre-meal VIP event held at the Liberty Hotel. The action then transferred next door to Caddo Street Grill for the dinner and auction.

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Dec 12, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) recently honored his friend, colleague and fellow Texas Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R – Lubbock), who will be retiring at the conclusion of the 114 Congress in January. Congressman Neugebauer has represented Texas’ 19th congressional district since 2003. 

Dec 9, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) on Thursday spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to commend Austin’s Huston-Tillotson University:

“Mr. Speaker, I am proud to represent several colleges and universities in Texas’ 25th congressional district.

Nov 17, 2016 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) Wednesday evening took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support H.R.5711, which would prohibit the Treasury Secretary from authorizing U.S. financing for the export of commercial passenger aircraft to Iran. 

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