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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas


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July 18, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and House Budget Committee Member, along with Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Chair of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, together with several colleagues, introduced the Green Transportation Act. This legislation directs cities and states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. Because many parts of the country are not accounting for transportation emissions, this represents an important first step in seeking to reduce pollution by mandating the tracking of emissions and creation of local plans to reduce them, while providing federal support.
July 17, 2019
Washington, D.C. — This afternoon, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio), led the San Antonio delegation in urging Transportation Safety Administrator David Pekoske to heed San Antonio International Airport’s request for additional Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machines for the expanded Terminal A security checkpoint. Fulfilling this request will help give smoother more efficient travel to those with metal implants, especially our veterans. San Antonio, known as Military City USA, is the proud home of a large population of veterans, many with metal implants.
July 14, 2019
Readers offer suggestions to lower the price that Americans pay.
July 9, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chairman of the Health Subcommittee on Ways and Means, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s planned pharmaceutical executive order and a new report from Patients for Affordable Drugs:
July 2, 2019
Two Texas congressmen listened raptly Tuesday night to women’s advocates and survivors of domestic violence at the first-ever town hall meeting on the problem, which has reached epidemic proportions in San Antonio.
July 2, 2019

VIA Metropolitan Transit celebrates its VIVA bus line completing 1 million passenger trips.

The colorful VIVA buses and trolleys were celebrated Tuesday at the San Antonio Museum of Art after logging 1 million passenger trips since the June 2016 debut of the three routes connecting some of San Antonio’s most-visited sites.

July 2, 2019

A congressman whose district includes San Antonio says border patrol agents who made derogatory comments on social media about migrants and female lawmakers should be “dismissed.”

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."