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Representing the 35th District of Texas

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February 12, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and the first congressional author of legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills, offered amendments during today’s Ways and Means markup of surprise medical bill and private equity transparency legislation. His private equity amendment was formally adopted. The three amendments on the surprise billing legislation were favorably received and the Committee is working to incorporate the consumer protection issues Rep. Doggett raised into the final measure to be considered by the House. He also urged that the private equity bill be included in the final surprise billing legislation.
February 10, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), member of the House Budget Committee and Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement about President Trump’s proposed budget:
February 10, 2020
“The vote today will open the floodgate for Trump to go after those who have wronged him in this process,” said Jack O’Donnell, a former president of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., who has broken with Mr. Trump. “The so-called hate list which he carries around will be expanded, and efforts to hurt those on the list will begin. He will have no fear, not that he ever had much when going after his enemies.”
February 5, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), member of the House Budget Committee and Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement about the conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump:
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February 5, 2020
The leading tax-writing body in the House is investigating pharmaceutical tax write-offs, including charitable donations, the financial benefits of certain drug approval pathways, and how the 2017 tax law affected drug prices.
February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement reaction to President Trump’s wrongheaded health care claims in his State of the Union address:
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February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement on his enduring faith in our democracy, and in reaction to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, replied to the Republicans’ release of a tax bingo card (included at bottom):
January 30, 2020
Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) announced this afternoon that he will tour Crosspoint, Inc.’s Casa Mia tomorrow, on Friday, January 31, at 1:30 P.M., directly after he gives the keynote speech at the Crosspoint, Inc. Community Restoration Luncheon. If you are interested in joining, please RSVP as soon as possible to kate.stotesbery@mail.house.gov or call 202-225-4865 to ensure that you are included on the cleared list.
January 30, 2020
WASHINGTON – The House voted Thursday to sharply limit President Donald Trump's ability to launch a military strike against Iran and to repeal the 2002 law that authorized the Iraq war, which has been used as justification for other U.S. military operations.

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