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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas


In The News

February 5, 2019 In The News

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas Congressman is pushing for change following a KVUE Defenders investigation into implanted medical devices.

“We need legislation and we need to demand accountability,” said Texas Congressman Lloyd Doggett.

February 1, 2019 In The News
Congressional Democrats exploring ways to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns may target the adequacy of the Internal Revenue Service audit that Trump often cites as his reason for not making the returns public, according to sources familiar with the matter.
January 27, 2019 In The News
The U.S. Treasury Department lifted sanctions on three firms tied to Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, including United Co. Rusal, a move that will provide relief to the global aluminum market. The metal fell in London.
January 25, 2019 In The News
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - President Trump has promised to ensure back pay is given to federal workers. But, many local organizations will continue to meet basic needs for workers, until that promise is kept.
January 21, 2019 In The News
Tamea Hill last took part in San Antonio’s Martin Luther King Jr. march when she was 3 years old. Now 12, she marched on Monday with her 8-year-old sister Tamesha and her mom Tameka.
January 21, 2019 In The News
SAN ANTONIO - Hundreds of thousands of people marched throughout the city’s East Side on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of inclusion and equality.
January 13, 2019 In The News
Austin ISD and the Gus Garcia Young Men’s Leadership Academy community will have a memorial service Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. for the school’s namesake, Gus Garcia, who died Dec. 16.
January 12, 2019 In The News
KABUL — A former interpreter for U.S. troops in Afghanistan was detained Friday in Houston’s international airport with his family and threatened with deportation to Kabul, a legal service advocacy group said, in a move that could jeopardize his life.
January 12, 2019 In The News
A former translator for U.S. forces in Afghanistan was detained Friday in Houston's airport by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and threatened with deportation to Kabul, Afghanistan, along with his wife and five children.
January 11, 2019 In The News
The touching memorial at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday for murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was marred only by the undercurrent of inaction it implied. With each speech, more than a dozen members of Congress heaped deservedly kind words upon Khashoggi, praised the enduring tenets of press freedom, condemned efforts to stymie voices like Khashoggi’s, and demanded that Congress act. In what way? For the most part, they did not say.