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Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Representing the 35th District of Texas

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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.
May 16, 2019
WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers called on the Trump administration on Thursday to review an investment in Kentucky by a Russian aluminum company that they say has raised concerns about Russian influence on the economy and national security of the United States.
May 14, 2019
Crash investigators have pleaded for it. Congress has demanded it.
May 13, 2019
San Antonio, Texas – Today, local arts leaders, Highlands Principal Dr. Julio C. Garcia, and art teacher Rachel Alvarado joined a celebration for Yiovanna Plascencia, a junior at Highlands High School in San Antonio, who was announced as the winner of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett’s (D-San Antonio) annual Congressional High School Art Competition.
May 10, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX) a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s tax returns:
May 9, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, responded to President Trump’s expected call to action regarding surprise medical bills today. Fifty-seven percent of American adults have received a surprise bill for expenses that they thought would have been covered by insurance. Rep. Doggett has authored the only legislation in the House to end this unjustified practice. His statement:
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