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  • Special Edition: The Saga Continues
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Here are my takeaway from the impeachment hearing that took place on November 13, 2019: 1. During the 51 days since Speaker Pelosi announced the inquiry, Representative Adam Schiff has been leading the investigation behind the seat of his Chairmanship on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Until yesterday, every hearing was behind closed doors and little information was released to the public. 2. Ukraine did not know aid was being withheld and Ukraine did receive the aid in Septembe... Read more

  • Thank you to our veterans in North Texas and across this nation!
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on November 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    As we reflect on this Veterans' Day, I am reminded of the words of President George W. Bush: "Americans are forever indebted to the men and women who have bravely worn the uniform of the United States in defense of our freedom. Through their service, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances, our veterans have developed unique and valuable skills. They are a priceless national asset who have a lot more to offer our country as civilians.” It was a privilege for me to honor five veterans fro... Read more

  • Burgess Recognizes Local Veterans Service to Our Nation
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Highland Village, TX – Today, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, presented five former U.S. Armed Forces members with the 2019 26th Congressional District Veteran Commendation (CVC). The CVC, established in 2005, honors distinguished veterans who have continued their dedication to the nation by serving their local communities after selflessly serving their country in combat. Photo: (left to right) Robert Kohankie, ... Read more

  • Weekly Address: H.Res. 660 – Rules Impeachment Resolution Floor Statement
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on November 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Judiciary, Government Reform

    By the continued pursuit of this impeachment inquiry, Congress is forgoing our responsibility to provide real solutions for Americans. This week, I went to the house floor to express my concern about this investigation and the lack of transparency. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • ICYMI: Burgess talks Impeachment with WBAP 820’s Rick Roberts Show
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) joined WBAP 820’s Rick Roberts Show to discuss the upcoming impeachment inquiry vote happening this week. Highlights: It should have started this way: “You don’t start an impeachment proceeding with a press conference, that’s what Pelosi did four weeks ago. This should have been the first item that was covered, deciding on the rules of this investigation.” Its not the same: “You know they say it is the same as the Clinton language, n... Read more

  • Burgess, Eshoo introduce Ready Reserve Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), leaders of the Subcommittee on Health for the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statements on the United States Public Health Service Modernization Act of 2019 that they introduced. “This legislation builds on the great work of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 by empowering the Ready Reserve Corps,” Rep. Burgess said. “It is ess... Read more

  • Burgess Statement on E&C Republican Leader Greg Walden
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden’s announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the 116th Congress. “While sad to hear the news of Leader Greg Walden’s retirement,” Burgess said, “I look forward to working with him for the remainder of this Congress to accomplish the leader’s priorities.” Greg Walden has a proven, ... Read more

  • Burgess’ EMPOWER for Health Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health appreciates the House voting to pass H.R. 2781, EMPOWER for Health Act. “This legislation reauthorizes the Title VII health professions workforce programs through 2024,” Burgess said. “Reauthorizing Title VII programs is long overdue, especially in a time when our existing physician workforce is struggling to keep up with demand for health care services.” The EMPOWE... Read more

  • Weekly Address – Together Congress moves Forward with SUPPORT Act
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on October 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    This week marked the 1-year anniversary of the SUPPORT Act being signed into law. Dr. Burgess relays he thoughts about this was a bipartisan effort to put an end to the opioid crisis facing many communities throughout our country in this week's address. To read his full remarks, click here. Read more

  • Burgess puts out Public Service Announcement for DEA’s Take Back Day on October 26, 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following Public Service Announcement (PSA) in support of DEA’s Take Back Day. The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of excess prescription drugs. Saturday, October 26, 2019, will serve as the National Take Back Day. To find a location convenient to you, click here. To watch the full PS... Read more