1122 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
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.
Until we have a clearly defined goal and exit strategy, I can't support the President's request to escalate US involvement in Syria.
Today we remember the thousands of innocent lives lost 13 years ago & 4 Americans we lost in Benghazi 2 years ago. http://t.co/zJoGGjYEDu
Business owners and families need certainty when it comes to their money...and their taxes. http://t.co/wbTDoeqXIV
Without a defined plan, an exit strategy and a cost estimate for this conflict, I cannot support President Obama’s near-sighted plans to throw
On September 17, 1787, members of the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution to establish a new government. As we celebrate this
I'm headed to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing this morning where we will consider the Passenger Rail Reform and
Today our nation pauses to remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and honor the memory of the thousands of innocent lives lost thirteen
Standing with my colleagues in the House and Senate urging Harry Reid and President Obama to pass the House-passed immigration bill to secure