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December 7, 2021
Austin, T.X. – This Saturday, December 11 at 10:30 AM, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett will join Foundation Communities, Austin Independent School District, and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FAFSA fair workshop at Eastside Early College High School.

November 4, 2021
Austin, T.X. – With Texas as our nation’s most uninsured state and thousands of our neighbors lacking health insurance, Monday, November 8, at 10 AM, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will join Foundation Communities and Austin Mayor Steve Adler to share resources for Central Texans. As Open Enrollment begins, families can sign up to get Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage.
Issues:Healthcare

November 2, 2021
Austin, T.X. – Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a long-overdue rule today requiring commercial hot-air-balloon pilots to hold medical certificates when operating for hire. The proposed rule belatedly implements balloon safety legislation Rep. Doggett authored that became law in 2018 as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act.

October 13, 2021

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) today announced a $9.8 million award that Texas State University’s Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center will receive, funded by the Department of Justice.

Issues:Gun Safety

October 7, 2021
Austin, T.X. – On Tuesday, October 12, at 2 PM, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will join The Hotline and key local leaders in reducing and responding to domestic violence.

September 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) took to the House floor today to speak in defense of the fundamental freedoms recognized in Roe v. Wade, urging passage of H.R.

Issues:Healthcare