U.S. Rep. Roger Williams has three priorities
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, who represents Texas’s 25th district in Congress, which includes Johnson County, has three main priorities while working on Capitol Hill: to strengthen economic growth nationally and locally, secure the southern border and enforce immigration laws and support U.S. military and defense systems, his communications director Sarah Broadwater said in an email.
Broadwater said Williams is focused on making tax cuts permanent. She said he helped pass the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 (H.R. 6760), which made tax provisions that were set to expire in 2025 permanent.
Williams has been vocally supportive of the president’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, Broadwater said.
“From the beginning, [Williams] has been a champion for business owners and entrepreneurs, and is working to ensure they are free from unnecessary government restraints and interference,” Broadwater said.
Williams has said the U.S. needs “more boots on the ground, increased technology and barriers in necessary areas,” according to Broadwater, and has previously co-sponsored the Border Security for America Act of 2017 (H.R. 3548) to strengthen security on the U.S.-Mexico border.
“We must end the selective enforcement of our laws and hold individuals accountable versus allowing them safe harbor in our cities,” Broadwater said.
Last year, Williams helped secure $61 million in funding for the renovation of five barracks at the Fort Hood Army base.
“[Williams] continues to fight for increased defense spending for our military, and specifically for our thriving Fort Hood community,” Broadwater said.