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  • San Antonio Express-News Editorial: In staggering time of need, tax break for rich appalling

    As millions of Americans have lost jobs, stood in long lines for food and desperately needed federal relief to pay bills, thousands of other wealthy Americans stand to gain from a massive tax break.
  • San Antonio Express-News: Doggett: Trump fails the COVID-19 response test

    Let’s join with compassion and thoughtful actions to soften the blows of coronavirus. Working together to overcome this catastrophe requires understanding how we got here.
  • CNN: Congressman demands to see formula used by Trump administration to ration coronavirus drug

    The chairman of a key congressional health subcommittee is demanding to see the formula used by the federal government to ration remdesivir, an experimental drug shown to speed the recovery of coronavirus patients. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a Texas Democrat who chairs the House Ways and Means health subcommittee, said on Tuesday that the government’s “distribution of remdesivir seems akin to winning the lottery — a random stroke of luck rather than a medically-informed decision.”
  • KTBC Fox 7: Rep. Doggett on addressing the coronavirus pandemic

    I sat down with Fox 7 News Austin to discuss the immediate action we are taking to: overcome this Administration’s failures and get free testing for everyone, create an economic stimulus to address the economic suffering from this crisis, and press this Administration to finally supply our health care professionals with crucial protective gear and medical supplies. #COVID19
  • La Prensa Texas: Counting Ourselves, Our Community In For the 2020 Census

    In a time of great division, we should unite for a complete census count. Recently, at El Progreso Hall, to dedicate the new census office I joined the Tafolla Middle School Mariachis, Lanier High Color Guard, State Rep. Bernal, Commissioner Rodriguez, Councilmember Viagran, and former Councilmember Mary Alice Cisneros, and many others.
  • KXAN: Rep. Doggett on protecting patients from surprise medical bills

    A new state law curbing surprise medical billing went into effect Jan. 1 for Texas patients. But to protect all patients, we need Congress to act too and to act now—to shield patients from crushing, surprise medical bills. I authored the first proposal to do so in the House, in 2015. It’s past time to overcome the powerful lobby groups and finally put patients first. My interview on our efforts with KXAN News over the holidays:

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May 29, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, and U.S. Representative Katie Porter (D-CA), member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, pressed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today for answers regarding major misallocations of portions of the $175 billion authorized in relief packages intended for hospitals and other health care providers to cover COVID-19 care and lost revenue from procedures postponed by the pandemic.