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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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May 4, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, as Republicans recovered from their earlier failures and moved a step closer to delivering their promise to reshape American health care without mandated insurance coverage.

May 1, 2017 In The News

Climate change activists rallied at the Texas Capitol during President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office to protest state and national policies that deny global warming. 

April 30, 2017 In The News

As tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, D.C., Seattle, Boston, San Francisco and other U.S. cities to demand action on climate change, a smaller but just as fervent group of protesters gathered at a sister rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol.

 

April 27, 2017 In The News

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn announce President Donald Trump’s tax proposals Wednesday.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s call for a dramatic overhaul of the tax code sets in motion his most ambitious legislative initiative to date, testing whether he can cut the deal of his life on an issue that has long bedeviled Washington.

April 24, 2017 In The News

Familiar battle lines were drawn over regulations aimed at stopping inversions after President Donald Trump ordered a broad review of tax regulations Friday.

April 20, 2017 In The News

Dem Leader and Lloyd Doggett lead roundtable on Obamacare

By: Michael King, 4/20/17

April 20, 2017 In The News

AUSTIN, Texas — Republican state lawmakers, closely tracking Obamacare repeal efforts in Washington, may look to reopen the state's shuttered high-risk pool to insure Texans who can’t get coverage elsewhere.

Bills in the Texas House and Senate would allow the state insurance commissioner to set up a temporary high-risk pool if federal funds become available.

April 7, 2017 In The News

Over 50 members of Congress are calling on President Donald Trump to direct the National Institutes of Health to issue guidance on when it will exercise so called “march-in rights,” effectively canceling exclusivity when patented drugs are not available on reasonable terms.

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