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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Healthcare
June 30, 2014 Senator Burr Statement on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision
June 30, 2014 Senator Burr's Statement on White House Nomination of Robert McDonald
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Anthrax Exposures
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 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
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 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
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
May 28, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on Veterans' Life Center
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 23, 2014 Letter to American Veterans - Regarding VA Scandal
May 22, 2014 GOP Senators Welcome Administration's Major Reversal on Electronic Health Records Deadlines
May 22, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Regarding VA Oversight Hearings
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 21, 2014 Senator Burr: Veterans Want Action, Not Words
May 20, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on new VA Inspector General Report
May 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - The State of VA Health Care
March 27, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on New Data from CDC
March 13, 2014 Boxer, Burr Applaud Senate Approval of Measure to Strengthen Background Checks for Child Care Providers
March 12, 2014 Landrieu Advances Amendment to Protect Children During Disasters
March 12, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Concern Regarding the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Ongoing Work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
March 11, 2014 Burr, Mikulski, Harkin, Alexander Urge Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, and Quality Child Care
March 11, 2014 Senators Call on Senate to Pass Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block Grant to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable Child Care They Can Count On
Feb. 28, 2014 Senators Express Concerns Over Recent Changes to TRICARE
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 15, 2014 Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize the National Poison Control Network
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Senators Patty Murray and Jeff Sessions - Push for Medical Research Funding that Saves Lives, Create Jobs and Boosts Economic Growth
Nov. 18, 2013 Bipartisan Group Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize the National Poison Control Network
Nov. 18, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 18, 2013 Senate Health Policy Leaders Hail Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Safety of Compounded Drugs, Track Prescription Drugs; Bill Now Heads to the President's Desk
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Hatch Applaud First FDA Approval of Breakthrough Therapy Drug
Oct. 10, 2013 The Hill - Heed Warning Signs and Secure Our Prescription Drug Supply Chain Now
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Sept. 28, 2013 HELP Committee Members Call for Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 25, 2013 Bipartisan Group of HELP Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Address High-Risk Drug Compounding Practices and Secure the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
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