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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas


In The News

September 13, 2017 In The News
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 In The News
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 In The News
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 In The News
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.
September 6, 2017 In The News
More than 150 people chanted in protest outside the John H. Wood Federal Courthouse Tuesday afternoon following the Trump administration’s formal announcement to end DACA, a program that granted two-year, renewable work permits to more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children and protected them from deportation.
September 1, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration, in line with its tough immigration policy, is keeping red tape in place that could make it harder for immigrants in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to find jobs with contractors, a decision critics say is likely to slow the Gulf Coast’s recovery.

September 1, 2017 In The News

Questions about immigration status are “still off the table” for San Antonio police after a federal judge blocked most of the new Texas “sanctuary cities” law set to take effect Friday, Police Chief William McManus said Thursday.

August 21, 2017 In The News

Hundreds of demonstrators, galvanized by the violence that turned fatal in Virginia one week ago, took to Austin City Hall on Saturday to promote a message of love and unity.

August 11, 2017 In The News

Debbie Hernandez meets with a group of her neighbors once a week to talk about ways to reduce crime in her neighborhood. She formed a Nextdoor page to connect neighbors and report incidents, and she’s met with officials to talk about cleaning up the roads and highways near Lackland Air Force Base.