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Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address
Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address: Audit the Pentagon
June 23, 2017
Dr. Burgess discusses his legislation to require the Department of Defense to complete an audit. Holding the Pentagon accountable to fiscal responsibility will improve our national security, reinforce our care for the American men and women in uniform, and further defend our nation. Read his full remarks here. More
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Burgess Introduces Legislation to Modernize CBO Scoring
June 22, 2017
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the House and Energy Subcommittee on Health, today introduced bipartisan legislation H.R. 2953 with Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) that would direct the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to analyze scientific medical data to provide information on the savings of preventive health initiatives beyond the traditional 10-year scoring window. The bill, known as the Preventive Health Savings Act of 2017, aims to modernize ... More
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Dr. Burgess Joins MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes"
June 21, 2017
Dr. Burgess joined MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes" to discuss next steps to reform America's health care system. More
Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address
Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address: Reflection on the Congressional Baseball Game
June 16, 2017
Dr. Burgess reflects on the Congressional Baseball Game as a display of sportsmanship and unity among Members of Congress who represent Americans from shore to shore. Read his full remarks here. More
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Burgess Statement on the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
June 13, 2017
Washington, DC - Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. “This bill is a long-needed step toward ensuring Secretary Shulkin has the ability to hold his employees accountable to providing quality care in a timely and efficient manner. Our veterans deserve the best care that we can ... More
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