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Michael Burgess' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
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
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Texas Members Call for IG Investigation into VA
April 25, 2014 Burgess Presents TDF Foundation Veterans Scholarship
Jan. 15, 2014 Burgess Statement on Budget Vote
May 25, 2012 Blog: Memorial Day, Truly Remembered
Nov. 11, 2011 Dr. Burgess Video Address - Honoring Our Veterans
Nov. 10, 2011 Burgess Statement in Recognition of Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2011 Burgess Stamp Bill Would Raise Additional Funds for Veterans Health Care Services
July 19, 2011 Burgess Votes in Favor of Cap, Cut, and Balance
July 19, 2011 Burgess Votes in Favor of Cap, Cut, and Balance
May 31, 2010 Honoring And Remembering Our Nation's Soldiers
Nov. 10, 2009 Stamp Would Raise Additional Funds For Veterans Health Care Services
Aug. 31, 2009 Letter To The Editor: Renew Critical VA Research
April 22, 2009 Right-Wing Extremism
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
Nov. 8, 2007 Congressman Burgess Introduces H.R. 4116, The Veterans Healthcare Stamp Act
March 21, 2007 Increasing Veterans' Benefits, Burgess Says it is Commonsense
Feb. 27, 2007 Supporting The Goals And Ideals Of A National Medal Of Honor Day
May 19, 2006 Burgess Votes in Favor of H.R. 5385, the Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2007
May 26, 2005 Burgess Votes to Increase Funding for Military Personnel Past and Present
Nov. 20, 2004 Improving Veterans Eye Care
Oct. 7, 2004 Honoring the Fallen of the USS "Cole"
May 20, 2004 Fallen Heroes
March 4, 2004 GOP Fighting for America's Veterans
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
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