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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
Jan. 8, 2014 Burgess Releases 2013 Annual Report
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
Jan. 3, 2014 Blog: Legislative Agenda
Dec. 20, 2013 Blog: Year End Accomplishments
Dec. 13, 2013 Blog: Health Care Debacle
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Health Insurance Companies - Regarding PPACA Implementation
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Regarding Recent Cyber Security Breach
Dec. 6, 2013 CBO Lowers Cost of Energy and Commerce SGR Repeal and Replacement
Dec. 6, 2013 Blog: Interstate 35E
Dec. 3, 2013 Newsmax - Boehner, GOP: Obamacare Remains 'Fundamentally Flawed
Dec. 2, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 27, 2013 Burgess Applauds American Airlines Merger as "One Step Closer"
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. 22, 2013 Blog: My Health Care Solutions
Nov. 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act Web Site Problems
Nov. 20, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 19, 2013 The Hill - Genomics Opens a Bright New World
Nov. 19, 2013 Report on Resolution Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Oversight Hearing on the Security of Healthcare.gov
Nov. 18, 2013 Who Should be Fired for this Health Care Mess?
Nov. 15, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Blog: Keep Your Health Care Plan
Nov. 14, 2013 Report on Resolution Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3350, Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 12, 2013 HIV Organ Policy Equity Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Manju Bewtra, Founder and CEO Creative Computing Solutions - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 30, 2013 ACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS
Oct. 25, 2013 Blog: HealthCare.Gov Issues
Oct. 24, 2013 Burgess to Question ACA Website Contractors at Committee Hearing
Oct. 24, 2013 Burgess Questions ACA Website Contractors
Oct. 17, 2013 Blog: Last Night's Vote
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Federal Support for the Development of Carbon Capture and Storage
Oct. 14, 2013 Stand Down on Individual Mandate
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission - The Lifeline "Obamaphone" Program Symbolizes Everything That's Wrong in Washington
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dept of Health and Human Services - ACA
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Tony Singh, Quality Software Services, Inc. - ACA and Technology Services
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to President and CEO Michael Rosch - PPACA and Online Systems
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Seblius, Dept of Health and Human Services - PPACA Enrollment Figures
Oct. 7, 2013 A Preventable Train Wreck: White House Built Sloppy IT Architecure
Oct. 5, 2013 The Rest of the Story
Oct. 5, 2013 Words to Which We Can Aspire
Oct. 5, 2013 Burgess Statement On Pay For Furloughed Workers
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 Relating to Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014, and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
Sept. 28, 2013 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported from the Committee on Rules and Relating to Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Sept. 28, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 28, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
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