This week I had another opportunity to meet with TX-25 businesses, championship athletes in Dripping Springs, and local officials around Fort Hood. Continue reading below for more highlights.
KILLEEN, TX – Representative Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the statement below following his Fort Hood Community Roundtable:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement following President Biden’s speech before a joint session of Congress:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced H.R. 2717, Safer Schools Act of 2021, to establish two new grant programs that fund vulnerability assessments and physical security improvements to improve the safety of students and teachers in the classroom.
The Congressman's piece below was featured in The Cleburne Times Review.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) voiced his disappointment in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) rollout of the of the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) application. The SVOG was authorized by the Congressman’s bipartisan Save our Stages Act, which President Trump signed into law last December.
From my family to yours, I wish you a Happy Easter.
In The News
While Trump is all but certain to avoid removal from office, a portion of his legacy took shape Wednesday when he became just the third president in American history to be impeached by the U.S. House.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House passed a major trade deal on Thursday that will reset the economic relationships within North America.
WASHINGTON — Eight of America’s most prominent bankers had been grilled for more than two hours at the House Financial Services Committee by the time Austin Rep. Roger Williams got his five-minute period to engage them.
The Republican, often ebullient, was solemn-faced.
Glen Rose resident Melissa Graddick said she knew she’d found her calling in December 2016 after gazing across the grounds of the Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park in Virginia.
FORT HOOD — The day began with overcast skies, soon followed by a light rain. But by the time the ceremony began, the sun was shining and the U.S. flags at the Nov. 5, 2009, Memorial were flapping in the breeze.
“When our world needed him most, he and his fellow Soldiers answered the call and put their lives on the line in service to the greatest generation,” Congressman Roger Williams, District 25, told the crowd gathered Friday to honor Jose Manzano-Somera.
FORT HOOD, Texas — As a boy growing up in the Philippines during World War II, Jose Manzano-Somera’s family opened their home to the American soldiers who filled their hometown.
Thursday, Johnson County Judge Roger Harmon said, to the best of his knowledge marked the first visit by a sitting president to the county. State Rep. DeWayne Burns, R-Cleburne, countered that he’s not so sure.
Public schools around the country would receive funding for safety measures, such as metal detectors and bulletproof windows, designed to protect students and teachers during school shootings in a new bill before Congress.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's abrupt delay in launching a massive deportation effort aimed at families in several American cities — including Houston — drew responses divided along partisan lines.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria to discuss the government shutdown, the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, and changes to the House Financial Services Committee, that he serves on, in the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business’ Trish Regan Primetime to discuss the government shutdown, the President's trip to McAllen, Texas, and the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) joined Fox Business' Mornings with Maria to discuss border security, the economy, and what to expect from Congress during the remainder of the 115th Congress.