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  • Burgess Priorities Included in National Defense Authorization
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health released the follow statement after passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). "President Trump promised to rebuild our military," Burgess said. "This NDAA provides the framework to do just that." "The National Defense Authorization Act is a bipartisan agreement to provide a 3.1% pay raise for our troops, reform privatized military housing, cont... Read more

  • Burgess hosts Vistra Energy at Energy and Commerce Republicans’ Energy and Environment Showcase
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health invited Vistra Energy to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Republicans’ Energy and Environment Showcase today. “Vistra Energy is a leader in energy innovation,” Burgess said. “I appreciate Vistra’s efforts to provide their community with safe, reliable, and clean energy. During the showcase, Vistra will be highlighting the importance of choice when it comes... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Burgess’ Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), urged fellow members of Congress to support the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act. His Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 835, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act, a bill that I introduced with Representative Jackson-Lee to combat international doping schemes. This bill is named after Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Russia’s Anti-Doping Agency lab that blew the whistle on the massive, state... Read more

  • Burgess Works to Stop Drug Cartels
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) spoke in support of his amendment to H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019. His Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “This amendment requires an annual report to Congress of anonymized, aggregate data on the number of beneficial owners per reporting corporation or limited liability company, the industry of each reporting corporation or limited liability company, and the location of the beneficial owners. One of the greatest b... Read more