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  • Burgess Statement on President Trump’s Plan to Expand Americans’ Health Care Choices
    Posted in Burgess in the News on June 14, 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 statement on President Trump’s plan to expand Americans’ access to health care choices. This rule allows businesses to provide health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), enabling employers to use pretax dollars to subsidize individual market insurance plans for their employees. “It is important that President Trump is taking commonsense steps ... Read more

  • Burgess Statement on H.R. 6
    Posted in Burgess in the News on June 4, 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 statement on H.R. 6. “As I saw firsthand during my trip to the southern border last week, there is a humanitarian and security crisis that necessitates Congressional action. Unfortunately, H.R. 6 is not a valid solution. We know that empty promises incentivize illegal immigration. At a time when Customs and Border Protection officials are ove... Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Joins Neil Cavuto
    Posted in Burgess in the News on June 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Following his trip to southwest Texas, Dr. Burgess joined Neil Cavuto to discuss the humanitarian and security crisis on America's southern border. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Joins Fox 4's Good Day
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dr. Burgess joined Fox 4's "Good Day" to discuss his recent trip to the southern border, including his visits to federal facilities that are beyond capacity due to the overwhelming number of migrants arriving each day. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess: This Case Is Closed
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dr. Burgess joined Mornings with Maria to discuss House Republicans' work to deliver solutions for the American people in spite of Democrats' opposition. Read more

  • A Bipartisan Path to Lower Drug Prices
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Full Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak in opposition to H.R. 987. I am concerned that the Democrats are using bipartisan drug pricing bills to pay for partisan politics. These bills are proof that we can work together across the aisle and do what is best for our constituents. Unfortunately, as the Washington Post so eloquently said yesterday in the Health 202, “Democrats are putting a political pothole in the way of bipartisan drug pricing bills.” The Democrat... Read more

  • Burgess Stands Strong on Border Security
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Immigration

    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 President Trump introduced his plan to secure the southern border. “Today I joined President Trump at the White House as he announced his commonsense proposal to secure our borders and protect the American people. Only seven months into fiscal year 2019, Customs and Border Protection has apprehended or turned away more than 50... Read more

  • Securing a Better Deal for American Workers
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dr. Burgess joined Maria Bartiromo to discuss the U.S. trade negotiations with China. As he said in the interview, President Trump is in these conversations to win for the American people. Read more

  • The Border is Not Business As Usual
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    In an interview with Maria Bartiromo, Dr. Burgess offered a path forward for border security. Read more

  • Burgess Thanks North Texas First Responders
    Posted in Burgess in the News on May 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement thanking the first responders who helped North Texans affected by recent severe weather. “I am grateful to the many North Texas first responders who assisted their neighbors in the midst of this week’s severe storms across our region. Denton County Emergency Services, under the leadership of Chief Jody Gonzalez, worked to maintain saf... Read more