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Michael Burgess' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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: Agriculture
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 11, 2013 Burgess Wants Pause On The EPA's Ethanol Waiver
Nov. 30, 2011 Bipartisan Group Introduces Public-Private Plan to Expand Healthy Food Options and Strengthen Local Economies
Sept. 12, 2011 Energy and Commerce Members Express Concern Over IWG Food Marketing Principles
April 2, 2009 Burgess: We Should Not Give the FDA Authority Over Tobacoo
July 30, 2008 Protecting Our People Requires More Than Playing the Politics of Tobacco
June 10, 2008 Democrats Weigh Ban on Plastics' Chemical in Bottles, Canned Food amid Safety Concerns
May 21, 2008 Food for Fuel
May 21, 2008 Food vs. Fuel
May 14, 2008 Reckless Spending is Not a Farm Policy to Grow on
April 22, 2008 Panel I of a Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Food and Drug Administration's Foreign Drug Inspection Program
Dec. 11, 2007 The Growing and Disturbing Trend of Food and Consumer Product Safety Recalls
Nov. 8, 2007 Food Safety and Product Recall
Oct. 30, 2007 Safety Recalls
Oct. 26, 2007 Congressman Burgess Introduces Legislation Aimed At Increasing FDA's Authority To Stop Harmful Food Imports
Oct. 11, 2007 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Panel I - Security of the Nation's Food Supply?
Sept. 26, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 3610, The Food and Drug Import Safety Act
Aug. 9, 2007 Letter to the Editor (Dallas Morning News) Recall/FDA
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
April 24, 2007 The Diminished Capacity: Can the FDA Assure the Safety and Security of the Nation's Food Supply?
Jan. 23, 2006 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
June 9, 2005 Agriculture Appropriations and COOL Legislation
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