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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
April 23, 2014 Burgess to Host Emergency Preparedness Summit
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling
April 17, 2014 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Acting Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Details on Management of Grid Security Information
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
April 9, 2014 Burgess: 'We Stand in Solidarity with Ukraine'
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act
April 3, 2014 Burgess Named Top Conservative by American Conservative Union
April 3, 2014 Capps, Burgess Introduce Legislation to Increase Women's Access to Maternity Health Care
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
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 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Burgess: Obama Enrollment Numbers are a "Total Fantasy"
April 1, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?
April 1, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting
March 27, 2014 Passage of H.R. 4278
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Burgess Statement on White House's Release of Obamacare Enrollment Numbers
March 26, 2014 Burgess Statement on Delay of March 31 Enrollment Deadline
March 24, 2014 Four Years After Obamacare, Americans Are Worse Off
March 24, 2014 Burgess: After Four Years of Obamacare, Americans Deserve Better
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 House Votes to Repeal, Replace Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
March 11, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration - Information on GM Recalls
March 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program
March 6, 2014 Committee Leaders Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Repeal and Replace SGR Formula -- Burgess Formally Introduces House Bill
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 5, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3826, Electricity Security and Affordability Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4118, Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 5, 2014 Burgess Takes to House Floor to Support the Simple Fairness Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House, Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the Senate - Legislation to Repeal, Replace SGR
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. 27, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE
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 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 26, 2014 Burgess, Green Introduce Trauma Reauthorization Bill
Feb. 26, 2014 Burgess Opening Statement on CMS' Attack on Medicare Part D
Feb. 25, 2014 The Sustainable Growth Rate Formula
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges
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 Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 11, 2014 Burgess Statement on Debt Ceiling Vote
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Documents on Incomplete HealthCare.gov Appeals Program
Jan. 31, 2014 Burgess Statement on House Republicans' Principles to Guide Future Immigration Legislation
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