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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
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
Feb. 26, 2014 Burgess, Green Introduce Trauma Reauthorization Bill
Feb. 26, 2014 Burgess Opening Statement on CMS' Attack on Medicare Part D
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 11, 2014 Burgess Statement on Debt Ceiling Vote
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary 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
Jan. 29, 2014 Blog: State of the Union - A Year of Action
Jan. 28, 2014 Burgess Statement on the State of the Union
Jan. 24, 2014 Blog: IRS Investigation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 17, 2014 Blog: ACA Accountability Failures
Jan. 17, 2014 Burgess Statement on President's Changes to NSA Program
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Central Bank Board
Jan. 15, 2014 Burgess Statement on Budget Vote
Jan. 10, 2014 Blog: ACA Website Security
Jan. 9, 2014 New Government Watchdog Report Adds to Health Law's Security Concerns
Jan. 9, 2014 Health Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Permanent Solution to SGR
Jan. 9, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3362, Exchange Information Disclosure Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3811, Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014
Jan. 8, 2014 Report on Resolution Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3362, Exchange Information Disclosure Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3811, Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014
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 Blog: Interstate 35E
Dec. 6, 2013 CBO Lowers Cost of Energy and Commerce SGR Repeal and Replacement
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 Blog: My Health Care Solutions
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. 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 Oversight Hearing on the Security of Healthcare.gov
Nov. 19, 2013 Report on Resolution Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
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
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