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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LA Times: GOP leaders reach tax deal, cutting corporate rate to 21% and top individual rate to 37%

Republican leaders on Wednesday agreed on a revised plan to cut taxes that would lower the corporate rate from 35% to 21% and drop the top individual rate for the richest Americans to 37%, according to GOP senators and others briefed on the deal. House and Senate lawmakers met Wednesday on a conference committee to combine the bills from their two chambers, even though the agreement had been reached ahead of time. “They’re grasping for a political life preserver,” said Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Texas, a top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee. Democratic Rep. Sander M. Levin... Keep Reading

Washington Examiner: GOP touts tax bill at pro forma conference meeting: ‘Our once-in-a-generation opportunity’

Republicans touted their tax reform plans at a perfunctory joint House-Senate conference committee meeting Wednesday afternoon, as Democrats thundered against the bill and decried the uselessness of the event. Democrats tried to slow the GOP bill’s advancement via amendment. Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, for instance, tried to offer an amendment to postpone the conference hearing until newly elected Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama could be seated in the Senate. Brady denied those motions, prompting Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, to accuse him of following “Putin rules.” Read the full story here. Keep Reading
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