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  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: American Diplomacy in North Korea
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    This week the world was an eyewitness to history as President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. While this summit was a step in the right direction, Kim Jong Un must follow through on his plans to denuclearize North Korea, and establish lasting peace between North Korea and the rest of the world. Read Dr. Burgess' full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Protecting American Borders
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Immigration

    As Congress works to find a solution for the crisis at America's southern border, Dr. Burgess remains focused on securing our nation. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Weekly Address: Fighting Childhood Cancer
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Health Care

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation to fight childhood cancer, sending it to the President's desk to be signed into law. The Childhood Cancer STAR Act invests in new research to develop treatments - and cures - for childhood cancer. Building on the work of the 21st Century Cures Act, this law will deliver hope to America's youngest cancer patients and their families. Read Dr. Burgess' full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Reflections on American Service
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    As our nation prepares for Memorial Day, there has never been a more important time to support our troops. This week, Congress authorized full funding for our Armed Forces for fiscal year 2019, because it is essential that our military have the resources they need to protect Americans at home and abroad. Read Dr. Burgess' full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Special Address: Improving Care for America's Veterans
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    In this special address, Dr. Burgess discusses Congress' actions to implement steady, commonsense reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs. As we prepare for Memorial Day, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the VA Mission Act, which would ensure veterans have timely access to quality health care options. It's time for the Senate to pass this bill and send it to President Trump's desk. Read his full remarks. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Honoring Law Enforcement Officers
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Each year, National Police Week is an opportunity to express our gratitude to the many law enforcement officers who protect North Texans and Americans across the country. In this weekly address, Dr. Burgess reflects on the service and sacrifice of our nation's police. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Bolstering the American Economy
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Recent benchmarks show that unemployment is at an 18-year low and there are over 6.5 million job openings in our country. In this weekly address, Dr. Burgess discusses the strength and continued advancement of the American economy. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Special Address: Update on Our Fight Against the Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    This week the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced 25 bills to combat the opioid crisis, another important step in Congress' work to end the epidemic. In this special address, Dr. Burgess gives an update on this critical work to help families in North Texas and around the country. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Preparing North Texas
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Dr. Burgess held his 10th annual Emergency Preparedness Summit last Saturday in Little Elm to help North Texans prepare for severe weather, lakeside safety, and any emergency they may face. In this weekly address, Dr. Burgess gives a recap of the summit and encourages North Texas families to make a plan for emergencies. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Dr. Burgess Weekly Address: Confronting Evil Acts in Syria
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Last week, President Trump took action to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. In this weekly address, Dr. Burgess discusses this calculated action to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread, and use of chemical weapons. Read his full remarks here. Read more