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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
May 7, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Regarding Changes to National Guard Firefighting Missions
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 11, 2013 Senator Burr Statement on Ongoing Security Situation in Syria
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 7, 2013 Senator Burr Introduces Bill to Better Prepare Nation for the Threat of Pandemics or Bioterror Attacks
Feb. 7, 2013 Senators Burr, Harkin, Enzi, Casey, and Alexander Introduce Bill to Better Prepare Nation for the Threat of Pandemics or Bioterror Attacks
Feb. 1, 2013 Senator Burr Statement on the Nomination of Chuck Hagel to Serve as Secretary of the Department of Defense
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army; and to Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - SIGAR Referrals
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Senator Burr Statement on Attacks in Libya and Egypt
Aug. 14, 2012 Senators Issue Joint Statement on Cybersecurity
July 27, 2012 Senator Burr Urges President to Sign the Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act
June 27, 2012 Senators Renew Push to Strengthen Cybersecurity
May 31, 2012 Washington Post - National-Security Leaks Must Be Plugged
April 25, 2012 North Carolina Company, Remington, Selected for US Military Contract
March 1, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Cybersecurity
Dec. 19, 2011 Senator Burr Bill, Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act, Passes Senate
Dec. 16, 2011 Supporting Our Troops
Dec. 13, 2011 News Radio 680 WPTF - Transcript
Dec. 7, 2011 Introduction of Bill Aimed at Designating Haqqani Network as Terrorist Organization
Sept. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Carter
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
July 7, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
April 11, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense and the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 24, 2011 Senator Burr Statement on the President's Announcement on the Defense of Marriage Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Senator Burr Sees Progress in Afghanistan
Jan. 17, 2011 A Message from Afghanistan
Dec. 28, 2010 Burr Statement On Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 10, 2010 Senator Burr Statement New START Treaty
Dec. 2, 2010 Letter to Minority Leader McConnell - New STRAT Treaty
June 25, 2010 Message From Senator Burr
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Dec. 19, 2009 Burr Statement on the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
Dec. 4, 2009 Message From Senator Burr
Dec. 2, 2009 Burr Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Afghanistan Strategy
Oct. 26, 2009 Senator Burr Visits Afghanistan
Oct. 7, 2009 Senate VA Committe to Hold Hearing on Possible Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
Aug. 12, 2009 From the Road: Defense Trade Show in Fayetteville
July 23, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
June 17, 2009 Hearing of the Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - "Defense Authorization Request for FY 2010 and the Future Years Defense Program for Military Construction, Environmental and Base Closure Programs"
June 5, 2009 Senator Burr Honors 65th Anniversary of D-Day
May 12, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman Senate Appropriations Committee and the Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member
May 12, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense
April 22, 2009 Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee Hearing
April 22, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Current Readiness of U.S. Ground Forces
March 25, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
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