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February 28, 2020
Washington, D.C. – According to documents obtained this week by U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, the Commerce Department is encouraging businesses to take advantage of a temporary Chinese import incentive and pushing those U.S. companies to sell more of their medical supplies critical to a coronavirus response abroad.
February 27, 2020
Washington, D.C. – This morning, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, sharply questioned President Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar about the Administration’s mishandling of coronavirus
February 12, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and the first congressional author of legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills, offered amendments during today’s Ways and Means markup of surprise medical bill and private equity transparency legislation. His private equity amendment was formally adopted. The three amendments on the surprise billing legislation were favorably received and the Committee is working to incorporate the consumer protection issues Rep. Doggett raised into the final measure to be considered by the House. He also urged that the private equity bill be included in the final surprise billing legislation.
February 10, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), member of the House Budget Committee and Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement about President Trump’s proposed budget:
February 10, 2020
“The vote today will open the floodgate for Trump to go after those who have wronged him in this process,” said Jack O’Donnell, a former president of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., who has broken with Mr. Trump. “The so-called hate list which he carries around will be expanded, and efforts to hurt those on the list will begin. He will have no fear, not that he ever had much when going after his enemies.”
February 5, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), member of the House Budget Committee and Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement about the conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump:
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February 5, 2020
The leading tax-writing body in the House is investigating pharmaceutical tax write-offs, including charitable donations, the financial benefits of certain drug approval pathways, and how the 2017 tax law affected drug prices.
February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement reaction to President Trump’s wrongheaded health care claims in his State of the Union address:
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February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, released the following statement on his enduring faith in our democracy, and in reaction to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
February 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, replied to the Republicans’ release of a tax bingo card (included at bottom):

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