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Richard Burr's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard M. Burr
Office: U.S. Senate (NC) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Brooke; 2 Children: Tyler, William
Birth Date: 11/30/1955
Birth Place: Charlottesville, VA
Home City: Winston-Salem, NC
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Sen. Burr Demands Improvement to VA's Mental Health Treatment
Issue Position: Spending
Issue Position: Addressing the High School Dropout Crisis
Issue Position: 2nd Amendment
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Rising Gas Prices
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: The Medicare Improvements For Patients And Providers Act
Issue Position: Homelessness
Issue Position: Healthcare
July 23, 2014 Committee Unanimously Supports Senate Confirmation of VA Nominee
July 17, 2014 Boxer, Burr Introduce Resolution Honoring Auxiliaries of Veterans Service Organizations
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Wage Hike at Fast Food Restaurants on Military Bases May Lead to Restaurant Closings
July 15, 2014 VA IG Witness Delivers Damning Testimony During House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Hearing
July 14, 2014 New IG Report Finds VA Manipulating Claims Data
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 9, 2014 Senator Burr Offers Amendment to Protect Corolla Wild Horses
July 8, 2014 Senator Burr Offers Amendment to Ensure Access to Outer Banks Beaches
July 4, 2014 Fourth of July Message
July 3, 2014 Alexander, Burr, Isakson to National Labor Relations Board: "Congress Never Intended for College Athletes to be Considered Employees"
June 30, 2014 Senator Burr's Statement on White House Nomination of Robert McDonald
June 30, 2014 Senator Burr Statement on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 26, 2014 Bennet, Burr Amendment to Treat LNG Equally as Diesel Included in Committee Bill
June 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Lee Goodman, Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission - Missing IRS Messages and Communications
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Regarding an IRS Hearing
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Missing IRS Emails
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Anthrax Exposures
June 23, 2014 King, Burr Propose Plan for Bipartisan Student Loan Repayment Reform
June 19, 2014 Foreign Policy
June 19, 2014 Kaine, Burr, Blumenthal Introduce Resolution to "Welcome Home" Post 9/11 Veterans on Veterans Day 2014
June 17, 2014 VA Inspector General Reveals Additional Systemic Problems in Veterans' Benefits
June 16, 2014 Veterans Health Care - H.R. 3230
June 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General- Investigation of VA Misconduct
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 6, 2014 Blog: Senator Burr Offers Thanks to D-Day Veterans
June 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Meriam Yahia Ibrahim
June 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
June 5, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Midwest VA Wait Lists
June 5, 2014 Bipartisan Agreement Reached on Legislation to Address Crisis at VA
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 4, 2014 American Legion, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), AMVETS, and Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Endorse Veterans Choice Act
June 3, 2014 Senators Coburn, Burr, McCain, and Flake introduce the Veterans Choice Act
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Over Medication: Problems and Solutions
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