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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Weekly Video Address: Congress’ Obligation
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on October 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    The removal of American Military Forces from Northern Syria should be a call to action for the U.S. Congress. According to Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution, it is our responsibility to appropriate the funds and authorize any military action. In this week's weekly address, hear my thoughts as to what Congress should and is doing in regard to supporting our allies. Read his full remarks here. Read more

  • Weekly Address:Solutions for Prescription Drugs
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on October 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Last week, Speaker Pelosi unveiled her plan for prescription drug pricing. Hear my thoughts as to why I believe this plan puts politics over progress and ignores the history of bipartisan work accomplished by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Last week, Speaker Pelosi unveiled her plan for prescription drug pricing. Hear my thoughts as to why I believe this plan puts politics over progress and ignores the history of bipartisan work accomplished by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. ... Read more

  • Weekly Address: Be Careful of the Precedents We Set
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    The partisan actions that took place this week are premature. Dr. Burgess discusses this the topic of impeachment and why we need to be cautious to be distracted by partisan politics. To read a copy of his remarks, click here. Read more

  • Weekly Address: Increasing Our Energy Efficiency
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on September 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    The recent attacks on an oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia could have strained our national energy resources and hurt our growing economy. Hear Dr. Burgess' thoughts on why this did not happen in this week’s address. Read more

  • Weekly Address: The Dignity of Work
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on August 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Labor Day is an opportunity to consider how American workers are contributing to the advancement of our economy while creating a strong foundation for themselves and their families. Dr. Burgess is committed to supporting American workers with sensible and sustainable policy. Read his full remarks. Read more

  • Weekly Address: Supporting North Texas Students
    Posted in Dr. Burgess Weekly Video Address on August 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    As North Texas students, teachers, and staff return to school this summer, Dr. Burgess discusses the importance of education and his work to help students succeed. As Congress considers education policy, we must ensure that future generations of Americans have the necessary skills to find jobs, defend our nation, and spur the economy. Read his full remarks here. Read more