|Name||Michael C. Burgess|
Denton, Texas , United States
|| December 23, 1950
Jul 18, 2011 04:37pm
Married - Episcopalian -
|Info||Since his election in 2002, Congressman Michael Burgess has made amazing strides in pushing legislative priorities including modernizing America’s health care system, building a strong defense, protecting our Homeland, cutting wasteful government spending, reforming the tax code, and making America energy self-sufficient. |
First elected in 2002, Congressman Burgess served on the House Transportation and Infrastructure, Government Reform and Science Committees during his first term.
Re-elected in 2004, 2006, and 2008, Congressman Michael Burgess serves as a member of the prestigious House Energy and Commerce Committee which is one of only three exclusive committees in the House of Representatives. Congressman Burgess sits on four subcommittees: Health, Energy, Oversight and Investigations, and Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Recent committee work has included investigations concerning consumer product safety on imported toys and food products; hearings on funding for the National Institutes of Health and discussions about energy efficiency.
In addition, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. is Vice Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee which serves as a formal council to formulate and implement national legislative priorities, and to improve relationships between the executive and legislative branches of government.
Committee assignments, writing legislation, reviewing intelligence reports, and hosting meetings with constituents are but a few of the activities in the everyday life of Congressman Michael C. Burgess.