Representative Roger Williams Newswire (Page 4)

Representative Roger Williams Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Representative Roger Williams. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 628 in Representative Roger Williams

  1. Word on the Hill: Capitol Hill Could Save You MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Roll Call

    Save some money, move to Capitol Hill. Above, Tennessee's David Kustoff arrives at the Capitol Hill Hotel for new member orientation on Nov. 14, 2016.

    Comment?

  2. Continue reading Two Texas Republican Congress members back new Obamacare repeal effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The discharge petition, filed on Friday by the conservative House Freedom Caucus, requires a simple 218-vote majority to push a floor vote on a two-year Obamacare repeal -- with no replacement -- as early as September. Tyler Rep. Louie Gohmert and Austin Rep. Roger Williams applauded the measure, arguing that House Republicans should heed President Trump's calls for Congress to stay focused on dismantling the Affordable Care Act.

    Comment?

  3. News 2 hour ago 9:46 a.m.What Texas officials are saying about white nationalist protests inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | KIII

    A crowd of white nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Ide REUTERS/Justin Ide After a rally by white nationalists turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, President Trump responded by saying: "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides."

    Comment?

  4. Zack Barth 'Not Living in Fear' After Congressional Baseball ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Roll Call

    Zack Barth, an aide to Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was wounded in the leg during the shooting at the Republicans' baseball practice in Arlington, Va., on June 14. His job was to feed fly balls back to the infield for Republican lawmakers during an early-morning baseball practice ahead of the annual Congressional Baseball Game against the Democrats. That all changed when a man in a red shirt wielding an SKS semi-automatic rifle opened fire that June 14 morning in Alexandria, Virginia, wounding five people, including Zack and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise .

    Comment?

  5. How the redistricting case could play outRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | Off the Kuff

    So, in short, Texans could end up with a new set of maps . Or the whole process could be put on hold [until] the Supreme Court rules on whether there are underlying violations that require redrawing of the maps.

    Comment?

  6. Ethics committee clears Rep. Roger Williams over rental car recall legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The House Ethics Committee has cleared Congressman Roger Williams, R-Texas, who was accused of using his position for personal gain. In 2015, Williams proposed an amendment that would have exempted car dealers from a law that barred rental car companies from renting out cars that have been recalled.

    Comment?

  7. How A Lawmaker Survived Getting Caught Red Handed Doing An Industry's BiddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    It was just one word among 133,000 in the legislation. But that word, introduced by a congressman in an attempt to shield car dealerships from stronger safety rules, illustrates the ugly underbelly of Washington policymaking-and, for ethics groups, the shortcoming of anti- corruption rules.

    Comment?

  8. House ethics panel clears NM Democrat, Texas RepublicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it is dropping separate investigations against Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico and Republican Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. Lujan, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was accused of using the House chamber to raise money for campaign purposes during a June 2016 sit-in on gun control.

    Comment?

  9. The Other Side of Utah's Special ElectionRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | National Journal

    Kathryn Allen, a physician and first-time candidate, garnered national media coverage and more than a half-million dollars within weeks of announcing her challenge to Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz. But the attention and fundraising has dried up in the months since, as Chaffetz announced his resignation and then exited the House at the end of June, and after Democrats came up short in special elections for far-more-competitive districts.

    Comment?

  10. House Ethics Committee clears Weatherforda s Williams of wrongdoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    Rep. Roger Williams, who owns a car dealership in Weatherford, offered an amendment that allows small auto dealers to rent cars or use loaners that are under recall. Williams was cleared of any conflict Tuesday by the House Ethics Committee.

    Comment?

  11. U.S. Rep. Roger Williams cleared in ethics investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Former Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams in Dallas on Oct. 3, 2011 at the construction site of the Bush Presidential Library on the SMU campus. The U.S. House's Ethics Committee has dropped its investigation of Rep. Roger Williams , who had been accused of improperly benefiting from legislation he backed.

    Comment?

  12. House Ethics Committee clears Texas rep and auto dealer Roger Williams of conflict of interest claimsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Rep. Roger Williams did not violate any laws or rules when he added an amendment benefiting auto dealers in a transportation bill in 2015, the House Committee on Ethics has found. He owns Roger Williams Auto Mall, which earned $63 million in 2015, according to the committee report.

    Comment?

  13. How Much Does the Individual Mandate Matter?Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | National Journal

    The Trump administration has left the option open to weaken enforcement of the individual mandate, the least popular aspect of Obamacare, in their effort to undermine the health system while legislative efforts to repeal the law are on hold. But that potential move raises an unresolved question: How much does the mandate really matter to the health of the Obamacare exchanges? Health insurers have warned that scrapping or undermining the mandate would cause instability within the individual markets because there would no longer be a driver for young healthy people to buy health care.

    Comment?

  14. Ethics panel dismisses case against Rep. Williams over transportation proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Hill

    Williams had been the subject of an independent Office of Congressional Ethics probe last year of whether he violated House ethics rules in late 2015 by offering an amendment to legislation reauthorizing surface transportation programs that could have affected his eponymous car dealership. OCE recommended that the Ethics Committee further review the matter.

    Comment?

  15. Roger Williams Cleared in Auto Dealership Ethics ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Roll Call

    An ethics probe of whether Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams would have personally benefited from an auto industry-related amendment he offered has concluded in his favor. The House Ethics Committee has cleared Rep. Roger Williams in an investigation into whether his business would have benefited from an amendment he offered that would allow auto dealers to rent or loan vehicles under recall.

    Comment?

  16. Ethics panel issues caution to Texas congressman over auto dealership measureRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Chron

    Roger Williams, R-Texas, at the new member orientation check-in at the Capitol Hill Hotel in 2013. UNITED STATES - Roger Williams, R-Texas, at the new member orientation check-in at the Capitol Hill Hotel in 2013.

    Comment?

  17. Trump awards Medal of Valor to congressional baseball shooting 1st respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Wave

    This poster released by the FBI asks for information on James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Police believe that Hodgkinson opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Va., wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover.

    Comment?

  18. Trump awards Medal of Valor to officers who responded to Alexandria shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Hot Air

    President Trump held a ceremony at the White House today to present medals of valor to the police officers who responded to the Alexandria shooting. Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who were on a protective detail for Rep. Steve Scalise, were the first to receive the awards.

    Comment?

  19. Trump honors cops who stopped congressional baseball massacreRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    At a moving White House tribute on Thursday, President Trump bestowed medals on five police officers who prevented a bloodbath at a congressional baseball practice last month. Republican lawmakers were preparing for a charity game the next day when a gunman opened fire.

    Comment?

  20. House Readies Debate on Defense AmendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Roll Call

    Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, followed here by Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, sponsored the language to provide money for a border wall with Mexico. The House Rules Committee on Wednesday approved a structured rule governing floor debate for amendments to the fiscal 2018 defense appropriations bill, the final piece of the four-bill minibus spending package on the House floor.

    Comment?