WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced that he has been selected to serve on the committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced that he will ban the transfer of certain “militarized gear” and restrict the delivery of some riot equipment to local police departments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted to support H.R.1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 269 – 151.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) announced his role as coach of the Republican congressional baseball team that will play in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday, June 11 at Nationals Park.
Williams and his Republican teammates hold practice during the week before votes, at 6:30 a.m., several miles from the U.S. Capitol.
After graduating from Texas Christian University, Williams was drafted by the Atlanta Braves and played in their farm system.|
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) released the following statement after signing an amicus brief filed with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that supports a Texas federal judge’s injunction against President Obama’s executive action on immigration.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today voted in favor of H.R.36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of conception, except in cases of rape or incest or if the life of the mother is at stake.
“I believe all life is sacred and is a gift from God,” said Williams. “Especially considering scientific studies have proven that unborn infants do in fact feel pain at 20 weeks, I believe it is our duty to be the protector of those who are unable to protect themselves. ”Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a small business owner and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced that the American Conservative Union (ACU) has awarded him the ACU Award for Conservative Excellence for a 100 percent rating in their newly released 2014 Ratings of Congress.Read More
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) released the following statement after the passing of former U.S. congressman from Texas and speaker of the House, Jim Wright:
“I am saddened to learn of Jim’s death,” said Williams. “I knew Jim for a long time, and although we had a difference in political beliefs, he was a patriot who served his community with pride. I send my prayers and thoughts to his family who I know will miss him dearly.”Read More
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) yesterday attended the unveiling of a statue commemorating former U.S. Representative Ralph Hall at the Rockwall County Courthouse on Hall’s 92nd birthday.
“As a judge, state senator and U.S. Representative for more than 30 years, Congressman Hall has devoted much of his life to serving Texas, and we were there to honor that,” said Williams. “After decades of hard work, I hope he can celebrate his 92nd birthday feeling quite accomplished.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today announced the winning submission for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition from Texas’ 25th congressional district.
“I am proud to announce Weatherly Sawyer, a junior at Dripping Springs High School as this year’s winner,” said Williams. “I look forward to having Weatherly’s painting, Eventide Illumination, displayed in our nation’s capital, and I want to thank all of the artists who made it clear that there is much creative talent in the 25th district of Texas.”Read More
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Roger Williams represents the 25th District of Texas in the United States Congress, a district that stretches from Tarrant County in the North to Hays County in the South and includes much of Austin and the Texas Hill Country.
Prior to his election in November 2012, Congressman Williams served his country in a number of ways and brings a unique background to Congress. He was raised in the Fort Worth area where he graduated from high school and later played baseball at Texas Christian University.
After graduating from college, he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves where he played in their farm system before an injury ended his sports career and forced him to begin his business career. He began working in the family car business and has owned and operated the business for 40 years.
Along the way, he also became involved civically and politically. He served as Regional Finance Chairman for Governor Bush in 1994 and 1998 before he went on to later serve as the North Texas Chairman for the Bush/Cheney 2000 campaign. Additionally, as well as the North Texas Finance Chairman and National Grassroots Fundraising Chairman for Bush/Cheney ’04, Inc. Williams was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2001 as the Chairman of the Republican National Finance Committee’s Eagles Program. He has also served as State Finance Chair for John Cornyn for U.S. Senate, Inc., in 2002 and as the National Director of the “Patriots” program for Senator Cornyn.
In 2005, Governor Rick Perry appointed Congressman Williams to serve as Texas Secretary of State. As Chief Election Officer for Texas, he worked to ensure the uniform application and interpretation of election laws throughout the state. The Congressman worked tirelessly to promote economic development, investment and job creation in Texas. He also served as the state’s Chief Liaison for Texas Border and Mexican Affairs as well as Chair of the state’s 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Response Strike Force.
Congressman Williams was elected to his first term in Congress on November 6th, 2012 and was selected to serve on the House Committee on the Budget, along with the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.
I am honored to be appointed to the Financial Service Committee's Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing
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The unemployment rate doesn't tell the whole truth because it does not include those who have given up looking for work
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I have been appointed to the Financial Service Committee's Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing. Terrorist networks are no longer contained
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My colleagues and I hold baseball practice during the week before votes, usually around 6:30 a.m., several miles from the Capitol building. We're
On Monday I will recognize those who sacrificed for our country by delivering a speech in Johnson County at the American Legion Memorial Day
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