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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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July 2, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX) a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, who previously made six attempts to secure President Trump’s tax returns, issued the following statement:
July 2, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — One million, the number of passenger trips taken on VIVA routes in the last three years.
July 2, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas -- On the heels of President Donald Trump’s visit to North Korea, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, reacted to the trip and says Trump has given the North Koreans "prestige."
July 2, 2019
Congressional Democrats are suing the Trump administration over its refusal to hand over copies of the president’s personal tax returns.
July 2, 2019
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday filed its long-expected lawsuit over the Trump administration's refusal to turn over the president's tax returns, kicking off what could be a lengthy legal battle.
July 2, 2019
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump’s individual and business tax returns.
June 27, 2019
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and senior member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement to accompany his “no” vote for the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3401, the Senate-passed border supplemental.
June 27, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, and Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Chairman of the Health Subcommittee on the House Ways and Means Committee and senior member of the House Budget Committee, will host a town hall next Tuesday, July 2nd to address the pervasive problem of domestic violence in San Antonio and the need for immediate action. This town hall will bring together victims and survivors of domestic violence, advocates, lawmakers, and concerned community members. It will provide a forum for individuals to tell their stories in a safe, respectful and inclusive space, and together set a blueprint to address this crisis and make for a safer San Antonio.
June 25, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas — As reports surface of migrant children being kept in deplorable conditions, the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on a $4.5 billion emergency funding measure to help alleviate those conditions.

June 24, 2019
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives just approved an amendment sponsored by U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) using the appropriations process to respond to the failure of the Federal Aviation Administration to fulfill its statutory duty in assuring greater safety on commercial balloon flights. Doggett’s amendment transferred $7.5 million from the Federal Aviation Authority’s (FAA) finance and management account to the aviation safety account. This comes as the FAA continues to refuse to comply with and implement Section 318 of the FAA Reauthorization, which was signed into law on October 5, 2018. This law results from a prior Doggett amendment requiring medical certificates for commercial balloon pilots. 82 days have passed since the deadline for the FAA to act. Doggett’s safety effort was prompted by the July 30, 2016 commercial balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas, which tragically killed 16 passengers, becoming the largest balloon crash in our history and the Nation’s worst aviation disaster since 2009.

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