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  • Burgess Statement on President Trump’s Signing of FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, today released the following statement after President Trump signed the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law. “The FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 will play a key part in supporting the FDA and ensuring that American patients see the medicine and cures they have been promised. As Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, I am proud to see this common s... Read more

  • Reps. Burgess, Walden, Pallone, and Green Joint Statement on Senate Passage of FDARA
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, along with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement following the Senate's passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act (FDARA) of 2017: “Working together, House and Senate Republicans and Democrats bro... Read more

  • Burgess To Host Town Hall on Saturday August 5
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Colony, TX – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) announced today that he will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, August 5 beginning at 9am at the Lewisville ISD/The Colony High School Auditorium in The Colony. During this town hall, Congressman Burgess will discuss the important issues facing Americans and the work he is doing in Congress to strengthen our national security, stabilize our economy and make health care affordable for all Americans. Residents of the 26th district of ... Read more

  • Burgess To Host 100th Town Hall on Thursday August 3
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Aubrey, TX – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) announced today that he will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, August 3 beginning at 7pm at Denton ISD/Braswell High School Gymnasium in Aubrey. During this town hall, Congressman Burgess will discuss the important issues facing Americans and the work he is doing in Congress to strengthen our national security, stabilize our economy and make health care affordable for all Americans. Residents of the 26th district of Texas will also hav... Read more

  • Burgess Statement on Energy and Commerce Committee’s Passage of the SELF DRIVE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act. “The Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of the SELF DRIVE Act to the House Floor is a big win for American consumers. When I was Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee we dedicated a significant amount of time to self-driving cars and ... Read more

  • Burgess Statement on Senate Motion To Proceed on Health Care Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the Senate’s motion to proceed to debate on health care reform. “The Senate has taken a positive step forward in our efforts to dismantle Obamacare, a law that has been disastrous for American patients and providers. While today’s vote is not by any means the end of this process, it does open the door for further debate. I am grateful ... Read more

  • Burgess Welcomes Guest Chaplain Marshall Dunbar
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, yesterday welcomed Chaplain Marshall Dunbar, of Crossroads, Texas, as the Guest Chaplain of the House of Representatives. “Chaplain Dunbar has an extensive record of service to our country and the North Texas community. I am grateful for all the ways he continues to serve people through his work at Christian Community Action in Lewisville,” said Congressman Burgess. “It was... Read more

  • Reps. Burgess, Dingell, Roskam, and Thompson Statement on the Reintroduction of the Independence at Home Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), released the following statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 3263. The bill extends the Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Program (IAH) from five to seven years. IAH has proven successful in cutting costs while providing valuable increases in benefits to high-need beneficiaries. “This is a commonsense pr... Read more

  • Burgess Statement on House Passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA), which reauthorizes FDA’s critical user fee programs. “The passage of FDARA ensures that American patients will have access to innovative cures and treatments, and that the United States will maintain its position as a global leader in medical innovation. This l... Read more

  • Burgess To Host 2017 Energy Summit & Fair
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, will hold the 2017 Energy Summit & Fair on Saturday, July 15, at the University of North Texas’ Discovery Park Campus. The Energy Summit will convene local leaders and industry experts who will highlight steps North Texans can take to become more energy efficient and reduce their energy costs. The event also will feature a fair with booths providing energy-related informati... Read more