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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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June 3, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Captain Karen Muñoz, Chair-Elect of the Commissioned Officers Association of the US Public Health Service, presented the 2018 Congressional Public Health Leadership Award to Congressman Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee.
May 31, 2019
More than 50 House Democrats now support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald J. Trump, according to a New York Times survey.
May 29, 2019
Washington, D.C. — This morning, Congressman Doggett (D-TX), senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in reaction to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s press conference:
May 22, 2019
A big move was made Wednesday to increase the transparency of medical device dangers.
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May 22, 2019
Democrats on Wednesday seized on a newly surfaced IRS draft memo about congressional access to tax returns, saying the document makes it clear that they are in the right in their fight with the administration over President Trump’s tax filings.
May 21, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX), senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, commented on the Washington Post’s disclosure of the internal IRS memo regarding Ways and Means authority to obtain President Trump’s tax returns:
May 21, 2019
The vote was unanimous. Texas House lawmakers voted 146 - 0 to ban surprise medical bills in Texas.
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May 21, 2019
A surprise medical bill may be a thing of the past for many Texans. In a unanimous vote, the Texas House approved a Senate bill banning health care providers from sending steep medical bills to insured Texans in emergencies.
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May 20, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, at 3 PM EST, Chairman Doggett will hold a hearing on combatting surprise medical bills, which burden patients with unexpected medical costs. For three Congresses, Chairman Doggett has sought action to end surprise medical bills and has authored legislation to protect patients from this practice. Witnesses will share approaches to federal legislation to ensure that patients are not caught in the middle of conflict between insurance companies and health care providers. Fifty-seven percent of American adults have received a surprise bill for expenses that they thought would have been covered by insurance.
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May 18, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — A pair of statues of homeless people have been unveiled at the Community First! Village on Hog Eye Road.

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