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August 7, 2020
As the pandemic broadens and President Trump insists on rushing the short timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, joined with Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and eleven other members of Congress to press the Trump Administration for a comprehensive accounting and progress report on precisely how much taxpayer money has been poured into the COVID-19 vaccine efforts so far and how it is being used.
August 6, 2020
U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, reacted to President Trump’s executive order on manufacturing today:
August 5, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, reacted to the admission by Moderna today that “Moderna has not been living up to contractual obligations to disclose the percentage of taxpayer dollars that are funding its coronavirus vaccine project, but the pharmaceutical company tells Axios that federal money makes up ‘100% funding of the program.’” His statement:
July 27, 2020
U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the latest proposed tax break being promoted by the Trump Administration, which enriches Trump
July 24, 2020
Following President Trump’s announcement of four executive orders concerning prescription drug prices, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, issued the following statement
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July 23, 2020
As pandemic unemployment assistance ends and the pandemic deepens, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, reacted to Senator McConnell’s outline of legislation that Republicans have yet failed to introduce
July 18, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) released the following statement about the passing of civil rights leader John Lewis, his colleague and friend:
July 10, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, led a July 7 oversight inquiry pressing the Trump Administration for answers regarding error-ridden data and gaping holes on nursing home safety—particularly regarding infection control. He was joined by over a dozen of his fellow Ways and Means Democrats.
July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman, released the following statement regarding the Biden-Sanders Health Task Force plan:
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July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – As cases surge and local hospitals near capacity, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio) joined with U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) to release the following statement:

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