Congressman Doggett

U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s record shows his willingness to stand up for Texas families. Learn More

Texas' 35th District

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The Issues

I have always sought to be a voice for those without a lobbyist or political action committee, focusing my efforts on matters that make a real difference in the lives of our neighbors. I have already filed for re-election for 2018 to continue these efforts.

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KPRC Houston: Some go outside U.S. for lower prescription prices

"In America, pharmaceutical manufacturers are granted government-approved monopolies, and then nothing is done about their price gouging," said Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas. Congressman Lloyd Doggett, of San Antonio, wants to change that. He leads the Task Force on Prescription Drugs and recently sponsored the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act. "I joined several of my colleagues in introducing legislation calling for the importation of pharmaceuticals," Doggett said. "It's one of the ways we might force a little competition to try and reduce these monopoly prices." Doggett said as it is now, buying prescription drugs from other countries is technically... Keep Reading

PBS NewsHour: Who really benefits from GOP’s tax overhaul is battle point as House passes its bill

It's a big step for Republicans' tax overhaul plans: the House voted 227 to 205 to pass its version of the bill. While a new analysis suggests that the plans would increase taxes for middle and lower-income Americans, Republicans exuberantly deny that idea. Lisa Desjardins reports and Judy Woodruff gets perspectives from Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas. Watch Congressman Doggett's interview here. Keep Reading
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