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February 26, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chair, introduces the Taxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge Act (TRACK Act), joined by over 40 House sponsors, along with Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Mike Braun (R-IN), to enable American taxpayers to monitor their billions for investments in COVID-19 research and vaccine development. This afternoon, at 2 P.M. EST/1 P.M. CST, Chairman Doggett will also chair a Health Subcommittee hearing, “Making the Most of Our Shot: The Path Forward on COVID-19 Immunizations,” which will explore the need for accountability for taxpayer vaccine investments, how to assure more equitable and efficient distribution, and more. The hearing will be livestreamed here.
February 23, 2021
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) releases the following statement regarding the resignation of ERCOT board members and Gov. Abbott’s response:
February 23, 2021
Washington, D.C. – At this critical juncture for U.S. COVID-19 vaccine distribution and immunization, House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) announces a hearing, “Making the Most of Our Shot: The Path Forward on COVID-19 Immunizations,” on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2 P.M. EST/1 P.M. CST.
February 17, 2021
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) releases the following statement regarding Gov. Abbott’s mismanagement ahead of the Governor’s belated first news conference since the start of this crisis:
February 13, 2021
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) released the following statement in reaction to today’s vote in the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump for inciting insurrection:
February 12, 2021
Washington, DC – Today, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) released a joint statement regarding the revelations from the Washington Post today that American taxpayers will partially subsidize settlement payments in major opioid litigation. A massive tax giveaway for so-called “net operating losses” that Republicans slipped into must-pass pandemic-relief legislation last year will sweeten the deal. Rep. Doggett and Sen. Whitehouse have staunchly advocated its repeal. Their statement:
February 10, 2021
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior Member of the Ways and Means Committee, spoke this morning in the first markup of COVID relief legislation in support of extending vital unemployment assistance, which the GOP continue opposing. You can watch his remarks here or read them in full below.
February 5, 2021
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior Member of the Ways and Means Committee and a longtime member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) and the Safe Climate Caucus, introduced the Electric Vehicle Charging Helps Access to Renewable Green Energy (CHARGE) Act (H.R. 698), which would provide enhanced incentives for publicly accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
February 3, 2021
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) released the following statement responding to the sudden death of former Travis County Commissioner Ron Davis:
February 2, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced the Democratic membership and chairs of the Ways and Means Committee’s subcommittees for the 117th Congress.

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