WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the House of Representatives, this week voted for three measures that will protect the Second Amendment rights of veterans and improve the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) accountability and effectiveness.
The following column by U.S. Representative Roger Williams originally appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), a member of the Financial Services Committee and author of legislation to scrap the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) pre-paid accounts rule, released the following statement Thursday evening after the CFPB announced it would delay implementation of the rule:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood in the U.S. Congress, on Wednesday evening voted for the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill to increase base discretionary military spending by $2 billion from the previous year.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) will join The Sean Hannity Show this afternoon at approximately 3:00pmCT/ 4:00pmET
Those in the Austin area can listen on KJCE 1370am and those in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area can listen on KSKY 660am
If you are in Washington, DC, tune in to WWRC 1260am
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressmen Roger Williams (R–Austin) on Thursday released the following statement after former Texas Governor Rick Perry was confirmed as President Donald J. Trump’s Secretary of Energy.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressmen Roger Williams (R–Austin) met with local law enforcement officers throughout Texas’ 25th congressional district in Burnet, Erath, Johnson, Tarrant and Travis counties during this week’s district work period.
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U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, a Bryan Republican, is vying for a high-ranking position among his party's leadership for the next Congress.
Flores is running to be vice-chair of the Republican Conference, a spokesman confirmed to the Tribune. If elected, Flores would play a crucial role in the organizational mechanics of the House GOP, which retained control of their chamber on Tuesday.
Roger Williams will likely be remembered more for his political career than athletic career.
But the congressman from the 25th district of Texas, which stretches from Tarrant County in the north to Hays County in the south, had a distinguished baseball career at TCU.
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Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf quickly left the Rayburn House Office Building today after facing more than four hours of blistering questioning from lawmakers angry about the bank’s creation of millions of bogus accounts in customers' names.
In his second Capitol Hill appearance in as many weeks, Mr. Stumpf again expressed regret for his company’s actions and said Wells Fargo’s board was working to investigate how problems with sham accounts and unauthorized meddling in customer business snowballed over five years.
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf returned to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about the bank's sales practices before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday morning. Scroll down for updates compiled through the day.
2:11 p.m. Hearing wraps.
The head of Wells Fargo took a brutal drubbing before a House panel Thursday as members of both parties called for his job and suggested he should face criminal charges.
Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams has found another way to bring his love of sports to his work in Congress — this time teaming up with Alabama Democratic Rep. Terri A. Sewell to launch the College Football Caucus.
“Between the baseball caucus, football caucus and coach of the baseball team, guys are starting to call me the athletics director of Congress,” Williams said.
FORT HOOD — A set of barracks that house about 2,000 Fort Hood soldiers will soon see $61.5 million renovation.
A Republican lawmaker is getting creative with his outrage over the Obama administration’s $1.7 billion payment to Iran that coincided with the release of American prisoners.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took the House floor on Thursday to recognize the Austin Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) during National Drowning Prevention Month.
This month is dedicated to educating families across America about water safety and drowning prevention.
Williams’ remarks are below:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) took to the House floor on Tuesday to honor the Comfort Crew for Military Kids on their 10th anniversary.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), the author of tax reform plan Jumpstart America, joined Fox7 Austin in studio this morning to talk about his work with military children, the U.S. response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria and tax reform.
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