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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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September 19, 2017
“They didn’t have a deal; they agreed to agree, details to be worked out later, that they would exclude the wall funding from any agreement they would reach concerning the dreamers,” said Texas Congressman Lloyd Doggett, who’s been at the frontlines of DACA’s defense. "What we need is to let democracy work, and have the majority of members of the House determine this, not just the majority of the Republican Caucus.”
September 15, 2017
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, the top Democrat on the Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, was joined by more than 30 colleagues Thursday in introducing legislation to provide tax relief to working families adversely affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
September 15, 2017
With both Texas and Florida recovering from massive hurricanes, members of Congress from the two states are actively avoiding turning hurricane aid into a competition.
September 14, 2017
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, was joined by more than 30 colleagues in introducing legislation to provide tax relief to working families impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
September 13, 2017

 

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide information on their outcomes-based payment approach for Novartis’ new chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) treatment, known as Kymriah. Rep. Doggett said:

September 13, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a serious setback to those hoping Texas would see new congressional and House district maps ahead of the 2018 elections.
September 12, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling blocking a lower court’s decision on Texas Congressional maps.
September 12, 2017
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, an Austin Democrat, is asking about prisoner safety in Beaumont after Hurricane Harvey. Inmates stayed put at state and federal prisons while the city lost its water supply for about a week.
September 11, 2017
When Hurricane Harvey struck, it brought the worst flooding in recent memory; but more importantly, it brought out what is best about Texas. We saw not just first responders, but also neighbors putting their community first, working to save their neighbors. The worst of times brings out the best in people. As we now recall the anniversary of 9/11, we also recall how our country rises to meet great challenges.
September 10, 2017
WASHINGTON — Emboldened by Republican control of the White House and both houses of Congress, President Donald Trump had hoped to replace Obamacare and overhaul the entire tax code by the end of the year.

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