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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Issue Position: Education
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
July 16, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Obamacare
April 9, 2013 Senators Introduce the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act
Dec. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
March 20, 2012 Senator Burr Introduces Bill to Protect Educational and Economic Impact of Historic Estates
Feb. 9, 2012 Senator Burr Introduces Extended Unemployment Benefits Reform Act
Dec. 13, 2011 Hearing of the Children and Families Subcommittee of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse
Nov. 16, 2011 Introduction of ABLE Act to Help Families of Children With Disabilities
Sept. 16, 2011 Senator Burr Introduces Bill to Improve Education by Empowering Local Communities
Sept. 15, 2011 Disaster Funding
Sept. 15, 2011 Reform of No Child Left Behind
Sept. 14, 2011 Alexander, Burr, Isakson, Kirk Introduce Series of Bills to "Fix" No Child Left Behind
May 12, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 10, 2011 ICYMI: Senator Burr Receives The Teach for America Congressional Champion Award
Dec. 14, 2010 Senate Improves Veterans' Education Benefits
May 5, 2010 Blog: HELP Committee Hearing on Improving High School Education
March 24, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 11, 2010 Burr Statement on Re-Opening of MyCAA
Aug. 18, 2009 From the Road: Rural Forum on Agriculture and Education
July 24, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Vice-Chairman, The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee
June 9, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
June 4, 2009 The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
June 3, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act--Motion to Proceed
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Swine Flu Epidemic: The Public Health and Medical Response
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Addressing the 2009 H1N1 Flu Outbreak
March 31, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of The Department of Health and Human Services
March 24, 2009 Roundtable Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions - Addressing Insurance Market Reform In National Health Reform
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Panel I: Budget for Veterans Programs for FY 2010
Dec. 10, 2008 Burr Unveils Kids' Passport for National Parks
Nov. 26, 2008 Burr Applauds Iredell-Statesville Schools for Winning Prestigious Baldrige Award
July 31, 2008 Burr Applauds Passage of the Higher Education Opportunity Act
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
May 22, 2008 Burr Calls For Open Debate On G.I. Bill
May 14, 2008 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007
May 9, 2008 Senators McCain, Graham, and Burr Express Concern Over Bill that Could Harm Reenlistment Rates
May 7, 2008 Senate Veterans' Committee Hears Testimony On Education And Disability Modernization Legislation
April 22, 2008 Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act--Motion To Proceed--Continued
April 22, 2008 Graham, Burr, McCain Unveil Legislation to Assist Servicemembers, Veterans, Guardsmen and Reservists with Increased Education Benefits
April 22, 2008 Graham, Burr, McCain Unveil Legislation to Assist Servicemembers, Veterans, Guardsmen and Reservists With Increased Education Benefits
April 7, 2008 Capitol News from Senator Burr
April 1, 2008 Letter to Henry Paulson, Treasury Secretary, and Margaret Spellings, Education Secretary - Protect Student Loans
Jan. 29, 2008 Burr Praises New Law Improving Veterans' Benefits
Dec. 4, 2007 Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Developing a Comprehensive Responce to Food Safety
Oct. 19, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008
July 24, 2007 Burr Applauds Passage Of Higher Education Bill
July 19, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act Of 2007
July 12, 2007 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
June 15, 2007 Letter To Margaret Spellings, Secretary of the Department of Education - Wait Until the Higher Education Act is Reauthorized
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