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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
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 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
March 11, 2014 Burr, Mikulski, Harkin, Alexander Urge Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, and Quality Child Care
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 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 18, 2013 Bipartisan Group Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize the National Poison Control Network
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
Sept. 18, 2013 Burr, Mikulski, Harkin, Alexander Applaud Committee Passage of Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, Quality Child Care
July 26, 2013 Defunding and Repealing Obamacare
July 25, 2013 Senate Health Committee Members Urge Senate Action on Bill to Help Prevent Another Compounding Crisis Like the Deadly Meningitis Outbreak, Protect Nation's Drug Supply
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 16, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bill to Improve Safety of Nation's Drug Supply
May 16, 2013 Senators Coburn, Burr Introduce Bill to Prevent Unrealistic Medicaid FMAP
May 15, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bill to Improve Safety of Nation's Drug Supply
May 14, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary - HHS Decision to Solicit Donations
May 14, 2013 Senate Health Committee Members Praise HHS Response to Avian Flu Threat
May 11, 2013 Navy Times.com - Bill Would Streamline VA Health Care Structure
May 9, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veteran Affairs Committee - Pending Healthcare Legislation
March 15, 2013 Senator Burr, Congressman Dingell Response to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Report
March 14, 2013 Burr Reorganization Bill Would Put Veterans' Health Care First
March 13, 2013 Burr Bill Will Modify Commencement Date on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
Feb. 28, 2013 Senator Burr Applauds Unanimous Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (PAHPRA
Feb. 13, 2013 Crenshaw, Casey Re-Introduce Achieving a Better Life Experience Act
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. 7, 2013 Senator Burr Introduces Bill to Better Prepare Nation for the Threat of Pandemics or Bioterror Attacks
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to End $30 Billion Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
Feb. 6, 2013 Senate and House Veterans' Committee Leaders Fault VA and DoD on Integrated Health Record System
Dec. 5, 2012 CRPD Treaty Would Have Hurt Our Ability to Protect the Rights of Disabled American Citizens and Jeopardized American Sovereignt
July 20, 2012 Senators Concerned with Management of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
July 19, 2012 Senator Burr Announces Senate Passage of Veterans Bill That Includes Caring for Camp Lejeune Veterans Act
June 27, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Health and Benefits Legislation
June 26, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012--Continued
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
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