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Improving the message, image of oil & gas industry

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by Drew Powell | Wednesday, September 1st 2021  AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Exploring new methods of how to market the oil and gas industry to the public is at the forefront of this year’s Panhandle Producers Royalty Owners Association convention in Amarillo. “Oil and gas has a bad rap for no reason," said Judy Stark, President of the PPROA. There’s a negative stigma…

GOP takes multi-pronged approach in demanding COVID-19 related health crackdown on Southern Border

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by Chris Galford | Homeland Preparedness News This week yielded multiple attempts from Republican legislators to crack down on what they see as massive health concerns at the United States-Mexico border, urging COVID-19 tests for migrants, a field hearing on illegal immigration and border health protections, and increased support for immigration enforcement. The GOP Doctors…

Gonzales, Burgess express concern for release of COVID-positive migrants

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By The Fort Stockton Pioneer   Congressmen Tony Gonzales (TX-23) and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) led eight members of the Texas Delegation in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas. The members expressed concern for the Administration’s practice of catch-and-release for the thousands of migrants unlawfully crossing our southern border and…

GOP Doctors Caucus Demands Department of Homeland Security Test Migrants for COVID-19

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Madeline Leesman | Townhall  As the COVID-19 delta variant spreads, several members of the GOP Doctors Caucus penned a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging the department to implement COVID-19 testing for migrants before granting them access into the United States.   The letter, which was addressed to Alejandro Mayorkas, the secretary of the DHS, was…

Biden administrator. Updated border policy in the Trump era Title 42

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By Donald Dosman | Texas News Today | Tuesday, August 3, 2021 The Biden administration has expanded its policies during the Trump era, allowing illegal immigrants to move away at the border to stop the spread of COVID-19. On Monday, the CDC announced that the so-called Title 42 policy would remain in force until the health threats from non-citizens were eliminated. This is after…

Bill expands small business healthcare options

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By Douglas Clark | Financial Regulation News | Thursday, July 22, 2021 U.S. Reps. Tim Walberg (R-MI), Michael C. Burgess (R-TX), Rick Allen (R-GA), and Virginia Foxx (R-NC) introduced Tuesday the Association Health Plans Act of 2021, which would expand small business healthcare options while lowering costs via association health plans (AHPs). The legislation seeks to amend the Employee…

Texas Presses Biden to engage Mexico on energy fight

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By James Osborne | Houston Chronicle | Tuesday, July 20, 2021 WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of Texas congressmen and senators are calling on the Biden administration to pressure Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to back off efforts to roll back energy reforms that opened Mexico's energy sector to U.S. companies for the first time in more than 70 years. In a…

Bipartisan bill to reduce Maternal Deaths introduced in Congress

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By The Chicago Crusader |   Monday, July 19, 2021 Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced H.R. 4387, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act (MHQIA), aimed at reducing the alarming rate of maternal deaths in America and saving mothers’ lives. In the United States, there is an estimated 700 pregnancy-related deaths per year and 60 percent of these are considered…

Rep. Burgess to Newsmax: Cuba's Government Won't Help Their Own People

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By Sandy Fitzgerald | Newsmax  The Cuban government has blamed the protests that are happening on U.S. sanctions that have made the island nation more poverty-stricken, but Rep. Michael Burgess, who is also a physician, told Newsmax Tuesday that the real reason Cubans are angry is because their own government doesn't want to help them and they are suffering.  "The…

Republican congressman: ‘Vaccines are literally a gift from God’

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Rep. Michael Burgess, a Republican from Texas who is also a medical doctor, tells CNN's Pamela Brown about vaccine outreach in his district and if he agrees with the Biden administration's grassroots door-to-door approach to get more people vaccinated.   Watch the Full Interview Here Source: CNN