Roger Williams

Roger Williams

TEXAS' 25th DISTRICT

Roger Williams Statement on Gay Marriage Ruling

2015/06/26

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that 14 states, including Texas, must permit same-sex marriages and recognize gay marriages from other states:

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Roger Williams Statement on White House Hostage Policy Changes

2015/06/24

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a member of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing – a component of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after President Obama announced U.S. hostage policy changes this afternoon:

 

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Roger Williams Announces ‘Business Perspective’ Overhaul of U.S. Tax Code

2015/06/18

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), a second generation small business owner of more than 40 years, today introduced his first bill of a seven bill series to reform the United States tax code.

His proposal, titled Jumpstart America, is a business perspective on tax reform that seeks to increase cash flow rather than repeat historically failed attempts to adjust existing loopholes and deductions.

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Roger Williams Staff to Hold Wimberley Office Hours Thursday

2015/06/15

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today announced his staff will again hold office hours in Wimberley at 1:00p.m. CT, Thursday, June 18 to help flood victims in Hays County and the surrounding areas file requests for disaster assistance.

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Roger Williams: Smart baseball will win this game

2015/06/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas), coach of the Republican congressional baseball team, is optimistic about tonight’s game against the Democrats.

“Our strategy is to throw strikes and keep the runners off base,” said Williams. “I think this is the best team we’ve had in three years, so I feel pretty good about it.”

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GOP Looks to Turn Tide of Congressional Baseball Game

2015/06/08

In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.

The six straight losses weighed on the GOP players’ minds as they trudged to this year’s 6:30 a.m. practices. “In some form or fashion it comes up every day,” Rep. Ryan Costello, R-Pa., said of the losing streak. He said a common refrain among players is, “We need to win one this year. We need to get back on track.”

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Roger Williams Introduces Bill to Streamline Financial Service Oversight

2015/06/05

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) has introduced a bipartisan bill to give states more control to conduct required background checks on state-regulated non-bank financial services industries.

The State Licensing Efficiency Act of 2015 (H.R.2643) will expand the states’ ability to use a federally accepted registry, the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry (NMLS), to expedite existing background check processes.

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Roger Williams Meets with Johnson Co. Officials to Discuss Flood Damage

2015/06/05

CLEBURNE, TEXAS – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today met with Johnson County officials at the Johnson County Courthouse in Cleburne to assess flood damage resulting from recent heavy rainfall in Texas.

“Mayor Cain, Judge Harmon and Commissioner Woolley and I met to evaluate the aftermath of this flooding and determine what steps need to be taken next to restore our community back to greatness,” said Williams. “For the last few weeks we have closely monitored the situation, and I have no doubt we will recover from this fully.”

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Together, We Will Push Forward

2015/06/03

Up until last week our state experienced a drought so severe that water levels were reduced to historic lows while conservation efforts were set to all-time highs. Lakes and reservoirs were bone dry. Wildfires were a constant threat.

Just when we thought it couldn't get any worse, we were delivered what we so desperately needed but far too much in far too short of time.

In a cruel twist of fate, Texas is now recovering from the worst flooding in recent history.

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Roger Williams Staff to Hold Wimberley Office Hours

2015/06/01

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-Texas) today announced his staff will hold regular office hours in Wimberley beginning Tuesday, June 2, to help flood victims in Hays County and the surrounding areas file requests for disaster assistance.

“We are going to rebound from this tragedy quickly and fully, and this on-site location will help my staff work more closely with those who have been the most impacted,” said Williams. “We are going to take care of each other, look out for our neighbors and together, push forward."

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Roger Williams Statement on White House Hostage Policy Changes

2015-06-25 14:38:13


Roger Williams Announces ‘Business Perspective’ Overhaul of U.S. Tax Code

2015-06-17 22:13:09


Roger Williams Praises Texas Recovery Efforts

2015-06-11 17:19:34


Roger Williams: President must reassess courses of action abroad

2015-06-10 18:09:03


Roger Williams Urges Vote Against ‘Deceptive’ DOJ Program

2015-06-03 21:58:57


Roger Williams: Together, we will push forward

2015-06-03 12:41:46


FEMA Admin. to Rep. Williams: We have sufficient funding right now

2015-06-02 20:50:46


Roger Williams: Businesses need law and order to help communities prosper

2015-04-30 15:20:07


Roger Williams Discusses Death Tax, Family Business on Fox Business Network

2015-04-20 13:53:02


Roger Williams Discusses Nuclear Power and the Importance of the Yucca Mountain Repository

2015-04-16 19:24:39


Roger Williams Supports Bill to Ensure Access to Affordable Manufactured Housing

2015-04-14 21:14:05


Roger Williams: Repeal the Death Tax

2015-04-14 19:34:51


Roger Williams Discusses the Ft. Hood Purple Heart Ceremony on KXXV Waco

2015-04-13 16:37:26


Roger Williams Previews the Ft. Hood Purple Heart Ceremony on Austin's Fox 7 News

2015-04-13 16:36:34


Roger Williams Honors Oldest Living U.S. Combat Veteran in Austin

2015-04-13 15:03:44


Congressmen Williams and Carter Discuss Ft. Hood Purple Heart Ceremony on Fox News

2015-04-13 14:52:59


Roger Williams Statement on One Year Anniversary of Fort Hood Shooting on KXXV Waco

2015-04-03 13:18:20


The Burden of One-Size-Fits-All Regulations

2015-03-30 13:48:45


Roger Williams Hears Testimony from SEC Chair Mary Jo White

2015-03-24 21:33:52


Congressmen Williams and Carter Address the Fort Hood Community

2015-03-19 14:52:37


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

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