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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
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 Questions ACA Website Contractors
Oct. 24, 2013 Burgess to Question ACA Website Contractors at Committee Hearing
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 President and CEO Michael Rosch - PPACA and Online Systems
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Affordable Care Act
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Tony Singh, Quality Software Services, Inc. - ACA and Technology Services
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 Burgess Statement On Pay For Furloughed Workers
Oct. 5, 2013 Words to Which We Can Aspire
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 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 28, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
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. 27, 2013 Why Can't HHS be Honest with U.S. Congress?
Sept. 27, 2013 FOX "Hannity" - Transcript: ACA
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 25, 2013 HHS: A Trickle of Data, A Torrent of Spin
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Deputy Administrator and Director Gary Cohen, Dept of Health & Human Resources - PPACA
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to US Senate -House Texas GOP Congressional Delegation Stands United
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to US Senate - Defund Obamacare Through the Continuing Resolution
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 17, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on Co-sponsoring the Graves Bill
Sept. 17, 2013 The Delicate Balance of Powers
Sept. 11, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
Sept. 11, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on the Benghazi Investigation
Sept. 9, 2013 Use Power of the Purse to Stop Obamacare
Sept. 6, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on Syrian Military Intervention
Sept. 3, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder - American Airlines-US Airways Merger
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 21, 2013 Congressman Burgess' Statement on Justice Department Interference in the American Airlines Merger
Aug. 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jacob Lew, Department of the Treasury - Obamacare Employer Mandate Delay
Aug. 2, 2013 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript: Defunding Obamacare
July 31, 2013 "DocFix' Passes Unanimously in Energy and Commerce Committee
July 31, 2013 Committee Advances Fair, Transparent, Bipartisan Bill to Reform Medicare Physician Payments
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