Saturday Press Conference at Eastside Early College High School: Breaking Down Barriers to Financial Aid
December 7, 2021
Austin, T.X. – This Saturday, December 11 at 10:30 AM, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett will join Foundation Communities, Austin Independent School District, and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FAFSA fair workshop at Eastside Early College High School.
November 20, 2021
DALLAS — U.S. Rep Eddie Bernice Johnson said Saturday that she is retiring from Congress after almost 30 years, ending a chapter of a pioneering public service career that broke
November 14, 2021
A recent string of antisemitic acts in Central Texas inspired several hundred people to gather Sunday in downtown Austin to share a message they hope spreads faster and louder than the hate: that more than anything, there is kindness in this state.
MONDAY: Press Conference as Open Enrollment Begins - Getting Central Texans Covered + Building Back Healthier
November 4, 2021
Austin, T.X. – With Texas as our nation’s most uninsured state and thousands of our neighbors lacking health insurance, Monday, November 8, at 10 AM, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will join Foundation Communities and Austin Mayor Steve Adler to share resources for Central Texans. As Open Enrollment begins, families can sign up to get Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage.
November 2, 2021
Austin, T.X. – Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a long-overdue rule today requiring commercial hot-air-balloon pilots to hold medical certificates when operating for hire. The proposed rule belatedly implements balloon safety legislation Rep. Doggett authored that became law in 2018 as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act.
Texas Tribune: Congressional Democrats ask feds to investigate whether Texas migrant arrests violate constitutional rights
October 29, 2021
More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. attorney general to investigate legal problems that have arisen out of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security initiative to arrest and jail migrants on state criminal charges.
October 10, 2021
Since the inaugural Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1987, countless trailblazing, tireless advocates and organizations dedicated to ending domestic violence have made strong strides and saved lives.
October 7, 2021
Austin, T.X. – On Tuesday, October 12, at 2 PM, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will join The Hotline and key local leaders in reducing and responding to domestic violence.