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August 31, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and vocal advocate for science-led development of safe, affordable, COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, reacted to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn telling the Financial Times that “his agency was prepared to authorise a vaccine before Phase Three clinical trials were complete,” raising concerns of political interference. Rep. Doggett’s statement:
August 22, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), sponsor of the Delivering for America Act, released the following statement on its House passage a moment ago:
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August 20, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, joined with U.S. Representative Katie Porter (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, to press the Trump Administration for answers on how HHS is protecting the taxpayer investment in funding and procurement agreements for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
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:

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