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Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address
Weekly Address: Combating the Opioid Crisis
October 20, 2017
Dr. Burgess gives an update on Congress' bipartisan, commonsense work to combat the opioid epidemic, a crisis that has touched every corner of American society. Read his full remarks here. More
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Dr. Burgess Talks Health Care with Fox News
October 16, 2017
Dr. Burgess joined Fox News to discuss how recent changes to health care will offer American families relief from Obamacare. More
Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address
Weekly Address: Update on Hurricane Relief
October 13, 2017
Dr. Burgess gives an update on Congress' work to help hurricane victims, including disaster relief for Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. Read his full remarks here. More
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Texas Delegation Secures $15 Billion In Disaster Funds In Emergency Funding Bill
October 12, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – After a late night meeting with leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, and consulting with Governor Abbott, members of the Texas delegation have identified nearly $15 billion of emergency funding for Texas to be included in the emergency disaster funding bill expected to be voted on later today in the House. In a telephone call with members of the Texas Delegation, Governor Abbott expressed his commitment to continuing to work with the Texas Congressional Delegation and C... More
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Burgess Statement on Visit to Puerto Rico’s Medical Facilities
October 11, 2017
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after his visit to Puerto Rico on Monday, during which he toured hospitals and met with key health officials to assess the status of Puerto Rico’s medical infrastructure following recent hurricanes. “I am deeply concerned about the medical system in Puerto Rico as it recovers from the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. On Monday, I heard... More
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