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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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March 24, 2010

Today, on the House floor, I spoke in favor of the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act, which includes provisions to spur investment in local rebuilding projects and to help our small businesses grow, fueling our Central Texas economy. Specifically, the bill includes a measure that I authored to crack down on foreign corporations using tax havens to dodge American taxes.

March 24, 2010

Today, on the House floor, I spoke in favor of the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act, which includes provisions to spur investment in local rebuilding projects and to help our small businesses grow, fueling our Central Texas economy. Specifically, the bill includes a measure that I authored to crack down on foreign corporations using tax havens to dodge American taxes.

March 22, 2010

Everyone has their own personal story or that of a friend or family member that underscores the cruelty of not already having greater health insurance coverage at an affordable cost. With this historic reform, that I rose to speak in favor of, every insured American gets valuable consumer protections, and every uninsured American can become insured.

March 4, 2010

Today, the House of Representatives considered legislation intended to create jobs. In these difficult economic times, we should encourage the growth of American jobs, and it is also important that we get the most for every tax expenditure. But, as I noted in a House floor speech today, this provision does too little to create jobs and costs too much.

March 4, 2010

Today, the House of Representatives considered legislation intended to create jobs. In these difficult economic times, we should encourage the growth of American jobs, and it is also important that we get the most for every tax expenditure. But, as I noted in a House floor speech today, this provision does too little to create jobs and costs too much.

March 3, 2010

Today, I introduced a resolution strongly condemning the terror attack on IRS employees, recognizing Vernon Hunter, who was killed in the attack, and saluting the service of those first responders and employees who kept this event from becoming an even larger tragedy.

March 3, 2010

Today, I introduced a resolution strongly condemning the terror attack on IRS employees, recognizing Vernon Hunter, who was killed in the attack, and saluting the service of those first responders and employees who kept this event from becoming an even larger tragedy.

February 24, 2010

During a House Budget Hearing today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett recognized the life of Vernon Hunter, who was killed last Thursday in the suicide attack on IRS employees in Austin. Before beginning his questioning of U.S.

February 24, 2010

During a House Budget Hearing today, Congressman Lloyd Doggett recognized the life of Vernon Hunter, who was killed last Thursday in the suicide attack on IRS employees in Austin. Before beginning his questioning of U.S.

January 21, 2010

At a recent Budget Committee hearing on curbing the federal deficit, I questioned John Podesta, President of the Center for American Progress and Robert Greenstein, Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, about the importance of reviewing tax expenditures as well as direct expenditures.

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