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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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September 18, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), releases a statement in response to San Antonio’s recognition as one of four winners of the 2018 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors communities for their unwavering efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live healthier lives:
September 13, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Tax Policy Subcommittee of Ways & Means, offered an amendment to prevent more tax breaks for multinationals until Republicans deliver on Trump’s promise of wage increases for working families. Watch his full remarks here. Excerpts below:
September 13, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Tax Policy Subcommittee of Ways & Means, offered an amendment to release President Trump’s tax returns as the Ways & Means markup continued on the second round of unpaid for Republican tax breaks for the wealthy. Watch his full remarks here. Excerpts, as prepared, below:
September 13, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee, joined a bipartisan set of lawmakers to introduce legislation that would prohibit “gag clause” provisions. Right now, some Pharmacy Benefit Managers include contract provisions (known as “gag clauses”) that prohibit pharmacists from advising patients on ways to purchase their medications for less. With families across our Nation concerned about soaring prescription drug prices, this legislation would end these restrictive and anti-consumer, anti-patient provisions.
September 13, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Tax Policy Subcommittee of Ways & Means, spoke as the Ways & Means markup began concerning the second round of unpaid for Republican tax breaks for the wealthy. Watch his full remarks here. Excerpts here:
September 11, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee, offered the below comment on the Republican refusal to postpone the tax vote as Hurricane Florence approaches:
September 7, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Lloyd Doggett of Texas, a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Doggett highlights Republicans’ latest assault on protections for Americans with pre-existing medical conditions, in contrast to Democrats’ agenda to lower health care costs and prescription drug prices For The People.
September 5, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee, today joined Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, their colleagues, and patients to sound the alarm on Republican attempts to end protections for those with pre-existing conditions. As oral arguments begin in Texas on a lawsuit to strike down protections for people with pre-existing conditions, Rep. Doggett made the following remarks, which you can view here and read below:
September 4, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), and all House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Democrats today urged the Trump Administration not to pursue a new trade deal with President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in the attached letter. The Administration is apparently eager to send notice to Congress of its intent to begin negotiations with the Philippines soon:
August 31, 2018
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the Trade Subcommittee of Ways & Means and the sole Texas Democrat, released the below statement regarding the today’s trade developments:

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