Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN, TEXAS – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement after Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced they would be taking away access to small-dollar emergency loans:

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement today after the passage of H. Con. Res. 71, the House Budget for Fiscal Year 2018.

Oct 3, 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

We're back in Washington and I am continuing to push hard for real changes up here that will benefit all Americans. Here are some highlights I want you to be aware of:

Tax Reform Update

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), voted in favor of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed the House today.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a small business owner and employer for 43 years, released the following statement Wednesday after House Republicans released the Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code:

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Sep 26, 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Last week I traveled across the 25th Congressional District of Texas, and am happy to report that I was able to complete our summer tour of all 13 counties. Here are some highlights from the past week:

Sep 25, 2017 Column

Last month, the most catastrophic hurricane in history hit the Texas Coast, and its aftermath destroyed entire communities. Over the past five years, there has been a sharp nine percent drop in flood coverage in Houston, primarily due to the unaffordable state of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Sep 18, 2017 Column

Representing Fort Hood – one of the largest military bases in the world – is the greatest honor I have as the Representative of Texas’ 25th Congressional District. Known as ‘The Great Place,’ it is the gold standard for the U.S. Army. It is composed of some of the bravest and most selfless people we have in this country.

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In The News

Feb 10, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis

“It is always prudent to pursue efficiencies and potential cost-saving improvements in the federal workforce,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, whose district includes part of Arlington. “We have many dedicated and able federal employees in Texas, and we should always look for better ways to utilize their skill sets.”

Feb 8, 2017 In The News

When President Trump told Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly recently that the rollout of a Republican health-care plan would “maybe . . . take till sometime into next year,” he contradicted many congressional Republicans who have promised a swift repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 29, 2017 In The News

North Texas lawmakers are weighing in on President Donald Trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entry into the U.S. and the protests that followed.

Jan 21, 2017 In The News

At the Cleburne Public Library, only a few people watched the live broadcast of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

Some were library staff, who sporadically stepped into the children’s reading room between helping patrons to watch it. Others glanced in, sat or stood for a moment as heads of state and dignitaries filed into the stands outside of the U.S. Capitol.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

Only the appetizers were tiny at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots inaugural ball held on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’’ swearing-in. Beyond the finger food, everything was big, big and bigger.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — When Joann Courtland, director of the Copperas Cove-based Operation Stand Down-Central Texas, was told to pack her bags Wednesday for a trip to the nation’s capital, she wasn’t quite sure what was going on.

Jan 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — After a downsized gala for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in 2013, the Texas State Society’s Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball is set to return to its full form this year.

Almost 10,000 tickets have been sold to the quadrennial ball, organizers say, around double the 5,000 that had been sold at this time four years ago.

Jan 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON- Making the Baseball Hall of Fame is no easy feat, especially for a player in their first year of consideration.

Longtime Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez is on the ballot for the first time in 2017, and although Rodriguez is widely regarded as one of the best catchers of all time, he may not make it into Cooperstown during his first attempt.

Jan 11, 2017 In The News

A familiar name has been assigned to be the next III Corps and Fort Hood commander

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II is a Fort Hood native and the son of retired Lt. Gen. Paul “Butch” Funk, who led III Corps and Fort Hood in the mid-1990s.

Dec 23, 2016 In The News

Over a wintry four-day stretch in mid-December, Rep. Roger Williams was bounding across Central Texas in a holiday blitz that illustrated the length and diversity of his vast congressional district.

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Oct 11, 2017 Video

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor Wednesday to recognize and honor the US Army National Guard’s 236th Engineering Company.

Located in Stephenville, Texas, they were the first to be called upon for Hurricane Harvey rescue and relief missions. Williams met with the Guard in September to thank them for their service.

Oct 6, 2017 Video

AUSTIN, TEXAS – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement after Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced they would be taking away access to small-dollar emergency loans:

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