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Michael Burgess' Public Statements

Full Name: Michael C. Burgess
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 26, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 26
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Laura; 3 Children
Birth Date: 12/23/1950
Birth Place: Rochester, MN
Home City: Lewisville, TX
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Agriculture
Aug. 1, 2014 Burgess Introduces Legislation to Send Military Supplies to Ukraine
July 31, 2014 Burgess Expresses Concern with FDA Guidance on Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)
July 30, 2014 Burgess, Nadler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Organ Donors
July 30, 2014 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President
July 29, 2014 Committee's #RecordofSuccess Grows With Three More Bipartisan Bills Passed By the House
July 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Anthrax, Smallpox, and Avian Influenza
July 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents
July 28, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Health and Human Services Department - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents
July 28, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents
July 28, 2014 A Crisis on the Texas Border
July 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Border Crisis
July 22, 2014 Congress Should Repeal Obamacare
July 21, 2014 U.S> Helsinki Commission Calls for Investigation, Accountability for Terrorist Attack in Ukraine Separatist Region
July 21, 2014 Burgess Introduces Unaccompanied Children Assistance Control Act
July 18, 2014 Cardin, Helsinki Commission Call for Investigation, Accountability for Terrorist Act in Ukraine Separatist Region
July 17, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4719, Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 16, 2014 Burgess Statement on Lawsuit Against the President
July 16, 2014 Burgess: CDC Anthrax Exposure is a 'Fire Alarm' That Deserves Serious Attention
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
July 9, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of Health and Human Services, and to Thomas Frieden Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Anthrax Biosafety Issues
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 8, 2014 President Obama Needs to Visit the Border
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Policies Putting Child Immigrants at Risk
June 30, 2014 Burgess: Hobby Lobby Decision Reaffirms American Commitment to First Amendment Rights
June 24, 2014 Texas Immigration Crisis
June 24, 2014 Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
June 18, 2014 Burgess Statement in Response to General Motors Follow-Up Hearing
June 9, 2014 Burgess, Markey Release Report Showing DOE Acted Without Authority, Wasted Taxpayer Dollars
June 9, 2014 ER Visits Increasing as a Result of the ACA
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Burgess Introduces Legislation to Expand Use of Health Savings Account
May 22, 2014 Burgess Statement on USA Freedom Act Vote
May 22, 2014 Burgess Amendment to NDAA Passes House
May 21, 2014 Burgess Introduces Legislation to Improve Care, Treatment of Sleep Apnea
May 21, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Key Legislation to Address Restless Nights for Sleep Apnea Sufferers
May 19, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Inaccurate Health Care Subsidies
May 19, 2014 GM Recall: The Investigation Continues
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Texas Members Call for IG Investigation into VA
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Calls for IG Investigation of Central Texas VA Facilities Following Allegations of Misconduct
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