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… Read more »
Flower Mound, TX – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) announced today that he will host his 98th town hall meeting on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 9am at Marcus High School.
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… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, released his 2016 Year-End Annual Report, a comprehensive review of a year’s work that showcases his legislative accomplishments, media presence, and constituent services and correspondence throughout 2016.
Dr. Burgess notes… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, issued the following statement on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (S. 1177) in the House of Representatives.
“Control of education should be purview of elected state and local school boards and not the federal… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) today announced the students from the 26th District of Texas who have accepted appointments to the United States Service Academies. Academies that the students will be attending include the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, CT, the… Read more »
This week, Dr. Burgess provides an update from Washington regarding President Obama's State of the Union address. You can watch the video below. Click here to get a transcript of the video.
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Lewisville, TX— Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) has announced the winner of the 11th annual 26th Congressional District art competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” hosted by the Greater Denton Arts Council at the Center for the Visual Arts. Emily Cox, a sophomore at Lake Dallas High School and student of Vicky Bailey, won the Grand Prize with her chalk and charcoal self-portrait entitled “Studious”. Read more »
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) has reintroduced H.R. 1619, the Making Investments Now for Dementia (MIND) Act, with the support of Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), the co-chairs on the Congressional Taskforce on Alzheimer’s. This legislation, through the investment in bonds, would allow all proceeds to be directed to the Director of the National Institutes of Health solely for Alzheimer’s research. Funding for Alzheimer’s research is imperative, as it is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Read more »