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Emergency Room Visit Brings Anxiety; Lingers For North Texas Man

What’s worse – this could happen to any of us, a sickening medical bill.

10/03/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Kaufman County: No Illegal Immigrant Children Here

Kaufman County Commissioners approved a resolution on Monday telling the federal government that they don’t want to house any illegal immigrants in their communities.

07/22/2014

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Burgess Holds Emergency Preparedness Summit

Rep. Michael C. Burgess is holding an emergency preparedness summit this weekend to help North Texans get ready for severe weather and the threat of the West Nile virus.

04/24/2014

PHOENIX, AZ  - OCTOBER 24:  U.S. U.S. Health and Human Services Chief Kathleen Sebelius (C) talks with local officials before a news conference at the Wesley Community and Health Center October 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sebelius was in Phoenix to tout the initiative, commonly referred to as Obamacare, even as critics call for her resignation over problems with healthcare website.  (Photo by Laura Segall/Getty Images)

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius In Dallas; Talks Healthcare Website

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius acknowledged the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services discovered a potential security flaw on the healthcare.gov web site.

12/20/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

American & US Air Employees Rally On Capitol Hill

Hundreds of American Airlines and US Airways employees rallied outside of Capitol Hill on Wednesday to build support for the airlines’ proposed $14 billion merger.

09/18/2013

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Texas Lawmaker Leads Call For Rx Abuse Crackdown

Some lawmakers want to know why the federal government hasn’t done more to prosecute clinics illegally dispensing prescriptions for pain medication. Leading the charge is North Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, a licensed physician.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

Rep. Michael Burgess hosts a forum with America's Health Insurance Plans President and CEO Karen Ignagni on Capitol Hill October 26, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Michael Burgess: The Texas Tribune Interview

Many issues energize both sides in Congress, especially those that touch on the role of government. One issue that particularly riles some Republicans: lightbulbs.

05/31/2012

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Injured Veteran Gets Prison Over 2011 Threat

An injured former U.S. serviceman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for threatening U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess while attending Texas Women’s University in Denton.

05/18/2012

Rep. Michael Burgess hosts a forum with America's Health Insurance Plans President and CEO Karen Ignagni on Capitol Hill October 26, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Burgess Comments On GOP Presidential Race

U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess talked with CBS 11 News about the Republican presidential race, where he has endorsed Newt Gingrich.

01/10/2012

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Congressman: Highway Construction Fund In Danger

A North Texas congressman says the federal fund that pays for highway construction may be facing it’s own dead end.

11/28/2011

A Democratic protester carries a pitchfork outside of a town hall meeting held my Rep. Michael Burgess in Denton. (credit: Carol Cavazos/KTVT/KTXA)

Burgess Holds Town Hall Meeting In Denton

Rep. Michael Burgess held a town hall meeting at Denton High School on Tuesday night, and the event soon turned into a heated debate.

08/10/2011