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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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November 20, 2017

One patient got a $3,606 bill for a four-mile ride. Another was charged $8,460 for a trip from a hospital that could not handle his case to another that could. Still another found herself marooned at an out-of-network hospital, where she’d been taken by ambulance without her consent.

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November 17, 2017
WASHINGTON — In a big victory for Texas Republican Kevin Brady, the House passed a sweeping tax overhaul Thursday on a narrow party-line vote, setting up a showdown in the Senate that will test the unity of the GOP’s slim majority.
November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — Republicans on Thursday pushed through the House a massive $1.5 trillion overhaul of the nation's tax code, clearing a critical hurdle in the party's warp-speed sprint to achieve a major legislative victory by the end of the year.
November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, delivered remarks on the House Floor in opposition to Republican tax bill H.R. 1, ahead of its scheduled vote today.
November 16, 2017

Donald Trump is back from Asia. What do you think he’ll be doing next?

A) Pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey.

B) Urging Congress to pass a clean, simple, middle-class-friendly tax bill.

C) Pardoning Sean Hannity.

November 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, participated in a gathering outside of the U.S. Capitol to urge rejection of the Republican tax scam (H.R. 1), which would jeopardize health care for millions and give tax breaks to the wealthiest few and multinational corporations.
November 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, spoke three times on the House Floor against the House Republican tax bill (H.R. 1).
November 15, 2017
 Young immigrant Rosa Fernandez, 10-year old sick in the hospital after surgery awaiting deportation, Congressman Joaquin Castro attempting to change her status, along with Congressman Lloyd Doggett, former Councilwoman Maria Berriozabal, Henry Rodriguez, Priscilla Martinez
November 12, 2017
President Trump has defended the Republican effort to overhaul taxes by calling it a bitter pill for the rich, saying its provisions will boost the middle class and make him a “big loser” if it’s approved.
November 9, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, spoke during the mark-up of the Republican tax bill (H.R. 1) after Chairman Brady introduced a last-minute 22-page manager’s amendment that would change the bill yet again.

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