Congressman Roger Williams

Representing the 25th District of Texas

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Aug 8, 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

I have been back in Texas’ 25th Congressional District for a little over a week now and I’d like to take this time to keep you up-to-date with what we’ve been doing. 

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

AUSTIN – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after Fort Hood Army Base was granted 145 million dollars of funding as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Operations and Maintenance appropriated funds:

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), released the following statement Tuesday after the House Committee on Ethics unanimously voted to clear Williams of a year-long ethics review regarding an amendment Williams offered to the FAST Act in November 2015, during the 114th Congress.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after the House passed S. 114, the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Thursday after the House passed H.R. 3219, Make America Secure Appropriations Act, with a vote of 235-192.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who is coach of the Republican Baseball Team and was injured at practice the morning of the shooting in June released the following statement on Wednesday, two days after the House passed a bill that will assist Capitol Police officers injured in baseball shooting:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), vice chair on the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade on the House Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement Tuesday in response to the passage or H.J. Resolution 111, CRA Joint Resolution Disapproving the CFPB Anti-Arbitration Rule.

Jul 21, 2017 Column

Seven years after its launch in 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has done nothing for American taxpayers besides provide 2,300 pages of impulsive and deceiving legislation. This disaster of a law has unfairly blanketed our entire financial system with more than 400 overreaching and costly mandates. 

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, released the following statement Friday after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18).

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), vice chair on the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade on the House Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement Tuesday in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB), final arbitration rule:

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In The News

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 27, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 21, 2016 In The News

FORT HOOD — A set of barracks that house about 2,000 Fort Hood soldiers will soon see $61.5 million renovation.

Sep 7, 2016 In The News

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. 

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) met with community and business leaders during a visit to Lampasas on Thursday.

Williams toured the Ajinomoto Windsor plant on the downtown square – one of the largest private employers in the city.

The congressman met with leaders of the food manufacturing company as well as representatives of the Lampasas Economic Development Corp.

Aug 22, 2016 In The News

Everyone agrees that the appreciation now being shown to military veterans of the Vietnam War era is long overdue — and well-deserved.

More than 100 Erath County Vietnam veterans gathered Monday afternoon for a town hall meeting at Paradigm in Stephenville to be honored with a commemorative U.S. Vietnam War lapel pin and an official certificate of appreciation.

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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

COPPERAS COVE, TX (KXXV) - A Texas Congressman wants to make sure Fort Hood soldiers transitioning out of the military have good jobs waiting for them as civilians.

Congressman Roger Williams talked about many issues at the Copperas Cove Rotary Club Thursday, but made sure to speak on one government agency he thinks would be a good fit for former soldiers.

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