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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas


In The News

February 14, 2017 In The News

Around the country, Republican congressmen are facing angry crowds at town hall meetings – mostly from people defending the Affordable Care Ac

February 8, 2017 In The News

Ordinary American taxpayers are subsidizing excessive CEO pay through a variety of channels. These five reforms could help end these perverse incentives for executive excess.

1. Close the “performance pay” loophole

February 7, 2017 In The News

Washington -- The Republican-led House voted Thursday to repeal an Obama-era regulation that required the Social Security Administration to disclose to the national gun background check system information about people with mental illness.

February 1, 2017 In The News

Gov. Greg Abbott is carrying out a promise, effective immediately, to withhold state grant money administered by his office to Travis County because of a new jail policy related to immigration, his office told the American-Statesman on Wednesday.

January 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin

January 30, 2017 In The News

Austin/San Antonio Congressman Lloyd Doggett visited Foundation Communities Monday morning, reminding Austinites that the deadline for enrolling in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is Tuesday, Jan.

January 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, has joined some 50 House Democrats — including two others from Texas — who will not be attending President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Friday as the 45th president of the United States.

January 5, 2017 In The News

Jan. 03--The independent congressional ethics panel that was the target of House Republicans this week investigated a Central Texas congressman last year for possible ethics violations.

December 29, 2016 In The News

By Michael King


“Anybody need a courthouse?” was not exactly the question posed by the U.S. General Services Administration, but the U.S. government's (technically, the National Park Service) disused 1936 courthouse just happened to match the pressing needs of the Travis County justice system. This morning, the transfer was completed.