Lloyd (Lloyd) A. Doggett, II (D-USH35)
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FAX: 202.225.3073
District: 210.704.1080
District FAX: 512.916.5108
Representative
Room 2307 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-4335

Residence: Austin, TX
Elected: 1994    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Libby Belk   DOB: 10/6/1946
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Songwriters Caucus
FC MemberHouse Reading Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Nordic Countries
FC MemberCongressional Wireless Caucus
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Tax Policy
FC MemberDistributed Generation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Transparency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Lumber
FC MemberCongressional Gulf Coast Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Osteoporosis Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Human Resources
FC MemberIntelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Georgia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Portuguese American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberSpending Cuts and Deficit Reduction Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Southwestern States Border Caucus
FC MemberDutch Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Youth Sports
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press
FC MemberTuberculosis Elimination Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for the Middle Class
FC MemberU.S.-Philippines Friendship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Pharmacy Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Trade
FC MemberCongressional Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
FC MemberChildren's Environmental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Denmark
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Spain Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Bulgaria
FC MemberCongressional Czech Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Netherlands
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional National Landscape Conservation System Caucus [NLCS Caucus]
FC MemberFriends of Ireland Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Watchdog Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Finland Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the European Union
FC MemberCongressional Spina Bifida Caucus
FC MemberPopulist Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Singapore Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trails Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Central and Eastern Europe
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Canada
FC MemberCongressional National Parks Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trade Working Group [HTWG]
FC MemberDemocratic Israel Working Group
FC MemberFriends of Switzerland
FC MemberFriends of Norway
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Global Health Caucus
FC MemberThe Law Enforcement Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberInternational Workers Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Victims' Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Poland
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Brazil
FC MemberCongressional Down Syndrome Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Oral Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lupus Caucus
FC MemberCongressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Seniors
FC MemberCongressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Missing, Exploited and Runaway Children's Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberHouse Baltic Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Tobacco and Health
FC MemberCongressional Children's Caucus
FC MemberSudan and South Sudan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus
FC MemberFriends of New Zealand Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prevention Caucus
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hazards Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberFriends of Job Corps Congressional Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Glaucoma Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberHouse Afterschool Caucus
FC MemberHouse Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Vision Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus [STEM Caucus]
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Brain Injury Task Force
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
Counties Representing
Bexar / Caldwell / Comal / Guadalupe / Hays / Travis

Bio

United States Congressman Lloyd Doggett represents communities from San Antonio to Austin. He serves on the House Ways & Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over taxes, trade, Social Security, Medicare, and more. He is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Tax Policy, with jurisdiction over issues relating to revenue measures. He also serves on the Subcommittee on Human Resources and the Subcommittee on Trade. In addition, he is a member of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

In 2015, Save the Children recognized his leadership with the Congressional Champion for Real and Lasting Change Award. AARP honored him in 2016 with its Legislative Leadership Award for his efforts to preserve seniors' access to healthcare. He was also awarded the "Champion of Music" award by the Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy, which sponsors the Grammy Awards. He is the co-founder and co-chair of the House Prescription Drug Taskforce working to lower the price of prescription drugs, and authored bills that established the Commission to End Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities and successfully enacted a higher-education tax credit.

While a student at The University of Texas at Austin, he was elected student body president and graduated first in his class from the College of Business Administration. He then graduated with Honors from Texas Law, where he served as Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Elected to the Texas Senate soon after, Congressman Doggett became known for his untiring work ethic. He authored 124 state laws, including one which created the Texas Commission on Human Rights to prohibit discrimination and another called the Texas Sunset Act, which sought greater efficiency and accountability by requiring periodic review of government agencies.

Elected in 1988 to serve as Justice to the Texas Supreme Court, he wrote opinions supporting the right to a trial by jury and authored an important rule bolstering the public's access to information. He served as Chair of the Supreme Court Task Force on Judicial Ethics and was recognized as an Outstanding Judge in Texas by the Mexican-American Bar of Texas. He was awarded the James Madison Award from the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, and received the First Amendment Award from the National Society of Professional Journalists.

In 1994, Lloyd Doggett was elected to serve in the United States House of Representatives. A strong defender of Social Security, Medicaid, health care, immigration reform, the environment, our veterans, and public education, he continues to make the priorities of Texans his priorities. In 2006, the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce named Congressman Doggett the Government Hispanic Business Advocate of the Year. To learn more about Representative Doggett and his legislative priorities, you can visit the Issues page of this site.

Representative Doggett's wife, Libby, recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education. They have two daughters- Lisa, an Austin physician; and Cathy, who leads teams across Texas that work with new, disadvantaged parents. The Doggetts have four grandchildren- Ella, Clara, Zayla, and Canyon.








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