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Burgess at Clint: Congress Must Ensure Agencies Are Equipped for Humanitarian Response on the Southern Border
July 19, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after traveling to the Clint Border Patrol Station near El Paso. As part of his commitment to oversight of federal border operations, Dr. Burgess has made five trips to the southern border since July 2018. The Clint Border Patrol Station is a short-term processing center operated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and its... More
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Empowering Young Americans to Succeed
July 18, 2019
During the House's debate on a federal minimum wage increase, Dr. Burgess discussed the ramifications of a one-size-fits-all wage increase for young Americans. As he notes, Democrats' proposed-107 percent minimum wage increase across the country would be detrimental to those entering the workforce. Congress should be working to empower - and not hinder - young Americans' opportunities to succeed. More
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Burgess Praises Advancement of Key E&C Health Bills
July 17, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced critical bipartisan health care bills at today’s markup. “Today the Energy and Commerce advanced several bipartisan health care bills that will serve American patients in North Texas and beyond. These measures include extending funding for critical programs such as the Special Diabete... More
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Burgess Condemns House Democrats’ Meaningless Messaging Bill
July 16, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) released the following statement on House Democrats’ H.Res. 489, yet another example of the Majority’s commitment to prioritizing progressive political messaging ahead of effective governance. Today Dr. Burgess traveled back to Texas to attend a memorial service celebrating the life of Ross Perot, an outstanding North Texan with deep ties to Texas’ 26th Congressional District. Though he was unable to return to the Capitol in time to ... More
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Weekly Address: Supporting North Texas Veterans
July 12, 2019
In Congress, Dr. Burgess is committed to supporting veterans in North Texas and around the country. This week, he visited the new VA Behavioral Health Center in Denton during the first day of its operations. This facility, The Annex, will help North Texas veterans access quality mental health care close to home. For more information, read his complete remarks. More
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