Roger Williams

Roger Williams

TEXAS' 25th DISTRICT

Roger Williams: Keystone Pipeline Would Have Created Jobs and Energy Security

2015/02/24

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today issued the following statement after President Barack Obama vetoed congressional legislation that approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:

“I am frustrated that this president disregards the advice of everyone except his close circle of political insiders and government bureaucrats,” said Williams. “The Keystone pipeline would have created jobs and ensured energy security from a trusted friend and neighbor. 

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Obama Must Enforce Immigration Law, Not Create It

2015/02/24

We are a nation of immigrants. From Albert Einstein to Henry Kissinger to Fox News’ Rupert Murdoch, many foreign born Americans have significantly influenced science and the arts in this great country, there is no denying that. 

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Roger Williams Statement on Administration’s Immigration Stay

2015/02/23

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) released the following statement after the Obama Administration today sought to reverse a federal judge’s injunction on President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration:

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Roger Williams Names Vince Zito Communications Director

2015/02/19

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (Texas-25) today issued the following statement announcing Vince Zito as his communications director:

“As an experienced Capitol Hill staffer with both a legislative and communications background, Vince will be a tremendous asset to my office,” said Williams. “It is important that my communications director help my constituents down here in Texas keep aware of what is going on in Washington, and I have no doubt Vince will effectively do that.” 

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Roger Williams Statement on Federal Judge Immigration Ruling

2015/02/19

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (Texas-25) today issued the following statement after a U.S. district court judge in Texas ruled against President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration:

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Roger Williams Leads Inquiry into Veterans Choice Cuts

2015/02/19

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) and 28 fellow Members of Congress requested that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald explain why the Obama Administration proposed funding cuts to the Veterans Choice program in the president’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget.  

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Rep. Williams reacts to POTUS policy shift toward Cuba

2014/12/17

Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after President Obama announced his intentions to change U.S. policy toward Cuba upon the release of Alan Gross, an American hostage held in Cuba for the past five years:

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Williams votes to prevent funding President's amnesty orders

2014/12/11

Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015.
 
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Deal Struck on Compensating Fort Hood Shooting Victims House Passes Carter and Williams’ language to award Fort Hood Victims Purple Hearts

2014/12/04

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX25) and Congressman John Carter (R-TX31) are proud to announce the House passed a bicameral agreement that ensures victims of the 2009 terrorist attack on Fort Hood are eligible for being awarded the Purple Heart, along with its corresponding benefits. The Senate is supportive of the House-passed legislation and is expected to pass the bill in the next week and send it to the President’s desk. The language was included in the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference agreement.
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Williams selected to House Financial Services Committee for 114th Congress

2014/11/21

This week, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) was recommended for appointment to the House Committee on Financial Services for the 114th Congress. The committee, led by Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), oversees issues regarding the economy, banking system, housing, insurance, and securities and exchange. Additionally, the committee has jurisdiction over monetary policy, international finance, and international monetary organizations.
 
 
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Contact Information

1122 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-9896
Fax 202-225-9692
williams.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Financial Services

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.


Serving With

Louie Gohmert

TEXAS' 1st DISTRICT

Ted Poe

TEXAS' 2nd DISTRICT

Sam Johnson

TEXAS' 3rd DISTRICT

John Ratcliffe

TEXAS' 4th DISTRICT

Jeb Hensarling

TEXAS' 5th DISTRICT

Joe Barton

TEXAS' 6th DISTRICT

John Culberson

TEXAS' 7th DISTRICT

Kevin Brady

TEXAS' 8th DISTRICT

Michael McCaul

TEXAS' 10th DISTRICT

Michael Conaway

TEXAS' 11th DISTRICT

Kay Granger

TEXAS' 12th DISTRICT

Mac Thornberry

TEXAS' 13th DISTRICT

Randy Weber

TEXAS' 14th DISTRICT

Bill Flores

TEXAS' 17th DISTRICT

Randy Neugebauer

TEXAS' 19th DISTRICT

Lamar Smith

TEXAS' 21st DISTRICT

Pete Olson

TEXAS' 22nd DISTRICT

Will Hurd

TEXAS' 23rd DISTRICT

Kenny Marchant

TEXAS' 24th DISTRICT

Michael Burgess

TEXAS' 26th DISTRICT

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

John Carter

TEXAS' 31st DISTRICT

Pete Sessions

TEXAS' 32nd DISTRICT

Brian Babin

TEXAS' 36th DISTRICT