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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

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March 3, 2013 In The News

 WASHINGTON — A bill to expand the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park has drawn the support of both Democrat and Republican lawmakers representing the Alamo City, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Friday.
Doggett filed a bill that would add 137 acres to the national park, an architectural and cultural gem of San Antonio showcasing the Spanish colonial missions.

March 3, 2013 In The News

 WASHINGTON — A bill to expand the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park has drawn the support of both Democrat and Republican lawmakers representing the Alamo City, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Friday.
Doggett filed a bill that would add 137 acres to the national park, an architectural and cultural gem of San Antonio showcasing the Spanish colonial missions.

March 1, 2013 In The News

Austin unveiled another city landmark Friday afternoon. It's the African American Heritage and Cultural Center

The center has been some seven years in the works and after times of not knowing if it would be built it has been and will honor African-American history in Austin.

January 30, 2013 In The News


By Juan Castillo

American-Statesman Staff

With bipartisan momentum building in the U.S. Senate for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, President Obama laid out broad principles for reform Tuesday, declaring “most Americans agree that it’s time to fix a system that’s been broken for way too long.”

January 4, 2013 In The News

 January 4, 2013                          

It has been an eventful week for U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett.

On Thursday, the Austin Democrat was sworn in for the ninth time as a member of Congress. And earlier in the week, Doggett witnessed the rare occurrence of one of his measures getting successfully voted out of Congress.

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November 9, 2012 In The News

 

Best of Austin 2012
Best Elected Official: Lloyd Doggett (Readers Poll, Politics & Personalities)

October 26, 2012 In The News

Austin–More than 30,000 Texas National Guardsmen and women have been deployed over the past few years to keep us safe at home and abroad. While armed to protect us, a KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered they may not be armed with the best system to track military equipment.

 

September 5, 2012 In The News

 Since 2008, I have led a bipartisan effort to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help protect seniors and people with disabilities from identity theft.

June 26, 2012 In The News

The Supreme Court struck down several provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law Monday, however police will be allowed to ask suspects to prove their immigration status if they look like they could be illegal immigrants.

Justices said the "show me your papers" provision could still be subject to additional legal challenges.

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