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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:
July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee who vigorously sought congressional action to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, released the following statement on the two Supreme Court rulings regarding releasing President Trump’s tax returns today:
July 2, 2020
Washington, D.C. – As this pandemic wreaks catastrophic unemployment and millions struggle to pay rent—and yet corporate lobbyists press for more windfalls—U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX) and Senator Sherrod Brown (OH) were joined by Sen. Whitehouse (RI), and Reps. DeLauro (CT) and Cohen (TN) in leading over 100 lawmakers to urge House and Senate leaders to reject wasteful corporate tax breaks in the next relief legislation, and instead work to provide assistance directly to those who need it most.
June 29, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding Gilead’s announcement this morning that it will charge about $3,120 for a treatment course of remdesivir per patient with commercial insurance in the United States:
June 24, 2020
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35) today introduced the American Assistance for American Companies Act¸ a bill to ensure that inverted corporations cannot benefit from federal COVID-19 financial assistance under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. For years, the tax inversion loophole has allowed large multinational corporations to do a paper shift of their corporate citizenship from the United States to a low-tax foreign jurisdiction, while keeping their executives and headquarters here in America. Unfortunately, these corporations, which have skirted their U.S. tax obligations for years, may still qualify for federal assistance under the CARES Act.
June 23, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee; Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee; Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL); Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the House Appropriations Labor-HHS Subcommittee; and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation to protect patients from being price-gouged on COVID-19 treatments and vaccines developed with taxpayer dollars and to strengthen oversight of federal funds invested in COVID-19 research and development.
June 18, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision this morning to block President Trump’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
June 8, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, this morning joined his colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus as an original sponsor of the bicameral Justice in Policing Act, the most sweeping police reform bill in congressional history.

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