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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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March 27, 2019 In The News

Democrats are seeking to move beyond special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report to a different action taken this week by the Justice Department: its statement supporting Texas’ legal challenge to the 2010 health care law, which said the entire act should fall.

March 18, 2019 In The News
Last week, Democratic Representative Lloyd Doggett of Texas and Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island introduced the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act and the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act. These bills aim to close loopholes stemming from the 2017 GOP tax bill that incentivize companies to offshore their assets overseas—or at least to make it appear that their profits were earned outside the U.S. Doggett and Whitehouse introduced similar legislation last year.
March 14, 2019 In The News
House Democrats grilled Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday about how he would handle a request from Congress for the president's tax returns at a Capitol Hill budget hearing.
March 14, 2019 In The News
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, signaled on Thursday that he would likely block a congressional request to obtain President Trump’s tax returns on privacy grounds, setting up a potential legal battle if Democrats follow through with plans to request those documents.
March 13, 2019 In The News
Representative Lloyd Doggett and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse are introducing two bills Wednesday that would effectively repeal some provisions of the Republican tax overhaul of 2017 that the Democrats say encourage outsourcing.
March 7, 2019 In The News
House Democrats on Thursday took aim at one of the pharmaceutical industry’s key arguments as Congress considers how to address drug prices, questioning whether drugmakers are actually innovating in exchange for the high prices Americans pay.
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March 7, 2019 In The News
From News 4 San Antonio on our hearing today on soaring Rx drug prices & promoting competition to ensure access to medicines:
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March 7, 2019 In The News
With more and more Texans seeking relief from shock medical bills, two prominent lawmakers — one Republican, one Democrat — are pushing far-reaching legislation that would bar emergency care providers from sending surprise bills to patients covered by state-regulated plans.
March 5, 2019 In The News
An investigation by Texas officials into potential voter fraud that threatened to jeopardize voting rights of naturalized citizens illustrates how important voter rights protections are, U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Austin on Tuesday.

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