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Michael Burgess' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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: Health Care
Aug. 21, 2014 Weekly Video Address: MD CARE Act
July 30, 2014 Burgess, Nadler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Organ Donors
July 29, 2014 Committee's #RecordofSuccess Grows With Three More Bipartisan Bills Passed By the House
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 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents
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 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
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 21, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Key Legislation to Address Restless Nights for Sleep Apnea Sufferers
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
April 29, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4414, Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors
April 3, 2014 Burgess, Capps Introduce Legislation to Provide Maternity Health Care to Women in Need - See more at: http://burgess.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=375261#sthash.WVYHsN4A.dpuf
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 24, 2014 Four Years After Obamacare, Americans Are Worse Off
March 21, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3189, Water Rights Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4015, SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Paymen Modernization Act of 2014; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from March 17,2014, through March 21, 2014
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
Feb. 28, 2014 GOP Doctor's Caucus Supports Burgess' Legislation to Repeal, Replace SGR
Feb. 27, 2014 Burgess Opening Statement: O&I Hearing on Counterfeit Drugs
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Screening Process and Fraud Detection
Feb. 26, 2014 Burgess, Green Introduce Trauma Reauthorization Bill
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 19, 2013 The Hill - Genomics Opens a Bright New World
Nov. 12, 2013 HIV Organ Policy Equity Act
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Sept. 28, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 28, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
July 30, 2013 School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
May 20, 2013 EPA Continues its War on Asthmastics
May 10, 2013 Burgess, Engel Introduce Gestational Diabetes Act of 2013
May 8, 2013 Letter to Donald E. Williamson, State Health Officer - Gosnell Trial
April 24, 2013 Burgess, Sessions, Green, Schwartz, Whitfield and Kind Lead Bipartisan Charge to Get Answers from CMS on How to Protect Cancer Patients' Access to Health Care
April 18, 2013 Burgess Reintroduces MIND Act for Alzheimer's Research Bonds
April 12, 2013 Letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins - Reports of Excessive PR Spending
March 26, 2013 Burgess, Green Legislation Provides Patients Transparent Cost Information
March 21, 2013 GOP Doctor's Caucus: The Anniversary of ObamaCare
March 21, 2013 Burgess, Kind Introduce Legislation to Protect Kidney Transplant Recipients
March 18, 2013 The Half-Baked Federal Health Exchanges
March 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius - Health Care Application
March 12, 2013 Rate Shock and the President's Takeover of Health Care
March 6, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
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