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Michael Burgess' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Feb. 14, 2014 Burgess Introduces Legislation to Limit CIA's Authority to Carry Out Drone Strikes, Transfers Authority to DOD
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Jan. 17, 2014 Burgess Statement on President's Changes to NSA Program
May 6, 2013 The Remarkable Resilience of the Citizens of West, Texas
March 14, 2013 Burgess, Gibson Introduce No Armed Drones Legislation
March 11, 2013 Letter to the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano - Release of Detained, Undocumented Immigrants
Sept. 26, 2012 Burgess Presses Obama Administration on Inconsistent Libya Statements
June 27, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 1, 2012 Burgess Statement on the President's Address on Afghanistan
April 5, 2012 "Forewarned and Prepared"
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama Regarding FEMA
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
March 8, 2011 Burgess Legislation Expands Federal Disaster Resources
Jan. 28, 2011 Burgess Statement on JPS Clinic Hostage Situation
Dec. 7, 2010 Letter to Silvestre Reyes, Chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 9, 2010 Burgess Statement On Obama Administration Denying Texas Federal Disaster Declaration For Tropical Storm Hermine
Sept. 11, 2010 Burgess Statement On 9th Anniversary of 9/11 Attack
April 28, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Dec. 1, 2009 Burgess Statement On President Obama's Recommendations For The War In Afghanistan
Oct. 26, 2009 Cybersecurity
Oct. 26, 2009 Cybersecurity
Oct. 8, 2009 Bipartisan Resolution Expresses Need For More Protections Against Hackers And Data Breaches
Oct. 7, 2009 Gonzalez & Burgess Call For Protections Against Hackers And Data Breaches
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
April 22, 2009 Right-Wing Extremism
April 16, 2009 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
Sept. 2, 2008 How to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Gustav
June 10, 2008 Democrats Weigh Ban on Plastics' Chemical in Bottles, Canned Food amid Safety Concerns
March 18, 2008 Success of a Free Iraq is as Critical to America's Security Today as it was Five Years Ago
March 14, 2008 Burgess: Protecting Special Interests Instead of the American People is the Wrong Prescription for Keeping us Safe
March 5, 2008 Protecting America: FISA and Military Progress in the Middle East
Feb. 15, 2008 Rep. Burgess Urges Speaker Pelosi to Bring the House Back
Dec. 27, 2007 Rep. Burgess Reacts to the Tragic Death of Benazir Bhutto
Oct. 26, 2007 Congressman Burgess Introduces Legislation Aimed At Increasing FDA's Authority To Stop Harmful Food Imports
Oct. 25, 2007 House Votes On "Revised" SCHIP Bill, Sends To President Bush Without Veto-Proof Vote
Sept. 18, 2007 Nuclear Terrorism Prevention
Aug. 4, 2007 New Direction For Energy Independence, National Security, and Consumer Protection Act
July 2, 2007 The July Burgess Bulletin
June 29, 2007 Burgess on Disaster Declaration for Flooding
June 22, 2007 Flooding in North Texas
June 15, 2007 Burgess Enhances Secure Flight in Homeland Appropriations
June 15, 2007 Burgess Enhances Secure Flight in Homeland Appropriations
June 14, 2007 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008
June 13, 2007 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008
May 1, 2007 The May Burgess Bulletin
April 19, 2007 Markup: H.R. 964, Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
March 21, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
March 15, 2007 Combating Spyware: H.R. 964, The Spy Act
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