Rep. Lloyd Doggett:Affordable Health Care Indispensable to Healthy Economy

By U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D), Senior Member of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee

I have been seeking a meaningful answer to the many shortcomings American families encounter with health care. Our House proposal has now won endorsement from the American Medical Association, AARP, and Consumers Union. But during recent Central […]

Lloyd Doggett; “Like a Texas Steer, the President would ‘fix’ Medicare for All Time

“Like a Texas Steer, the President would ‘fix’ Medicare for All Time

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke out in favor of H. Res. 1368, a rule suspending the arbitrary Medicare “trigger” for the 110th Congress. In a speech […]

Amid Campaign Turmoil, Doggett Actually Gets Things Done

Rep. Lloyd Doggett Passes Amendment to Streamline Student Aid Application

Congressman Lloyd Doggett today successfully offered an amendment to streamline the student aid application process. On a bipartisan basis, the House today adopted Doggett’s amendment to H.R. 4137, the College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007.

House Pass Iraq Funding And Withdrawal Bill

It’s infuriating that the House was unable to get the votes needed to make this bill veto proof. It appears that there were fifteen democrats including Pete Stark of all people, who voted against the bill. What the heck is up with that?

The Democrats managed to get four Republicans to change […]

HR976, SCHIP Faces Bush Push For Bullets Not Children

HR976 – Lloyd Doggett, (D) 25th District Texas, hits Bush in the nose again. Bush screwed Texas Children SCHIP and is doing the same for the nation’s children. Lloyd cites the fact that Texas ranks 37th in 2006 and worse this year.

Bush’s daughters are alive and well, NOT because of any […]

Hey Kay Bailey, Thanks for your belated response … but no answer

Dear (BossKitty):

Thank you for contacting me regarding mental health services for American service members and veterans. I welcome your thoughts and comments on this issue.

With the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is important that we have the capacity to treat mental health issues for returning soldiers and Marines to […]

Who Is Responsibile To Texas Veterans: Doggett or Cornyn

Actual responses from Cornyn & Doggett:

Dear (BossKitty),

Thank you for contacting my offices. Your correspondence has been received, and we will respond to you as quickly as possible. A copy of your message is attached below for your records.

If you need immediate assistance regarding […]

Lloyd Doggett Tribute Lady Bird On The House Floor

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Hutchison and Cornyn Favorite Word “NO”

The Texas twins are a true waste of space in the Senate. True to form, their never ending no votes against Americans continue. In 2008 we will have an opportunity to get rid of Cornyn and start putting the country back in the hands of the people and not the corporation, lobbyist or […]

Cornyn and Hutchinson: NO To Clean Energy

Below are recent votes from the House and Senate. True to form Cornyn and Hutchinson hate the world. They are, their own special interest group. On a positive note my congressman, Lloyd Doggett never let’s me down with his vote.

Recent Senate Votes:

CLEAN Energy Act of 2007 – […]