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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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November 10, 2019
Thousands from Military City, U.S.A. — and beyond — lined the streets of downtown Saturday for a parade honoring Veterans Day. About 100 floats wound their way from Avenue E and Houston Street to Milam Park, where a small festival was held.
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November 8, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas - Being a musician was something Lesly Reynaga always wanted to do. “I got engaged in the community through high school opportunities to play in a mariachi ensemble. Then eventually was a student here at UT Austin and joined the mariachi ensemble there,” she said.
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November 7, 2019
"Lloyd Doggett is a man of integrity. Longtime public servant. Thank you, Lloyd!" – Carol Austin
October 25, 2019

Widening support for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump shows his diminished ability to use the probe as a political weapon, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Friday.

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October 23, 2019
After injecting heroin for more than 20 years, Teal McDonald found a reprieve in in buprenorphine, a drug prescribed by a doctor to kill her craving for opioids.
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October 23, 2019
After injecting heroin for more than 20 years, Teal McDonald found a reprieve in in buprenorphine, a drug prescribed by a doctor to kill her craving for opioids.
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October 22, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chairman of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, spoke during the health legislation markup today in support of Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOGs) to urge passage of his legislation, the Promoting Health Careers in Community and Technical Colleges Act (H.R. 3823). His bill would ensure that technical and community colleges, like the Alamo Colleges District, can continue to host these successful programs. Shortly after his remarks this morning, the Ways and Means Committee passed Rep. Doggett’s legislation out of committee in a legislative package reauthorizing HPOGs, the Pathways to Health Careers Act (H.R. 3398).
October 18, 2019
When we think about private equity, we often think about companies like Toys R Us: purchased with borrowed money, loaded up with debt that ultimately all but destroys the firm. The investors make out, the employees and consumers lose out. But there’s another model too: Buy into a business where you can suck money out of consumers.
October 15, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), joined by 59 original cosponsors, introduced the Equitable Student Aid Access Act. The legislation substantively simplifies the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, used by more than 13 million students per year. The bill would also increase direct access to financial aid and empower students and their families to make financially-informed decisions about the cost of college.
October 15, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — The controversy over immigration and the Census may have already done damage to the accuracy of the 2020 Census.

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