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

Office: U.S. Senate (NC) - Sr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Burr & Tillis Urge Veterans Administration, Budget Office to Automatically Grant Disability Benefits to Poisoned Lejeune Veterans
Aug. 12, 2016 Burr: Administration Should Use Tools We Created to Protect Pregnant Women and Infants from Zika
July 29, 2016 Burr Bill to Expand Dental Care for Veterans Becomes Law
July 15, 2016 Senate Passes Three Burr Bills This Week
July 14, 2016 Merkley, Burr Introduce Bipartisan Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016
July 13, 2016 Thune Leads Senate REBOOT Members in Introducing Legislation to Improve Meaningful Use Program
June 28, 2016 Burr: Senate Should Approve Funding Now on Zika, Veterans, Military
June 15, 2016 Burr, Alexander: Government Watchdog Finds FDA Lacks Plan to Keep Pace with Science, Efficiently Review Life-Saving Medical Products
June 14, 2016 Burr Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Veterans with Dental Care
June 9, 2016 King, Nelson, Burr Introduce Bill to Fight Spread of Zika Virus
June 9, 2016 Hatch, Wyden and Burr Highlight GAO Work on Medicare Audit and Appeals Process
June 9, 2016 Sens. Burr, King, Nelson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fight Spread of Zika Virus
May 24, 2016 Senators Urge Action on Delayed V-A Medical Leases
May 17, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
April 29, 2016 Sens Burr, Nelson, and Tillis Fight for Health Care for Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure Victims
April 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell - BioShield Special Reserve Fund
April 28, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Call for Withdrawal of Proposed Drug Rule for Medicare Part B
April 21, 2016 Bill to Protect Combat-injured Veterans' Severance Payments Passes Senate Finance Committee
April 6, 2016 Sen. Burr Fights for Americans Suffering from Rare Diseases
March 21, 2016 Senate and House Members Announce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Expand ABLE Accounts
March 10, 2016 Burr Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Address Opioid Addiction: We Can Reverse This Trend
March 9, 2016 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Halt Plans to Cut Medicare Advantage
March 9, 2016 Burr's Pandemic Preparedness and Innovation Bills Pass Committee
March 9, 2016 Legislation Brings Needed Changes to VA Choice Program
Feb. 9, 2016 HELP Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Help Patients by Facilitating Faster Development of Drugs for Rare Diseases
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Possible Contributing Factor to Opioid Crisis
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Take Action on Zika Virus
Dec. 17, 2015 Cord Blood and Bone Marrow Bill Co-Sponsors Applaud House Passage, Urge President to Sign
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Halt Harmful Opioid Rule
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Daniel R. Levinson, Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General - Request HHS Inspector General Examine Fetal Tissue Research Practices, Planned Parenthood Compliance
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Daniel R. Levinson, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Investigation of Planned Parenthood Tissue Practices
Sept. 29, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Burr, Hearing on Examining the Impact of Exposure to Toxic Chemicals on Veterans and the VA's Response
Sept. 18, 2015 Sens Burr and Casey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Better Protect Americans from Threat of Biological Attacks and Pandemics
Sept. 15, 2015 Senators Burr, Bennet, Warren, Hatch Introduce Bill to Help Patients by Facilitating Faster Development of Drugs for Rare Diseases
Sept. 15, 2015 Bennet, Burr, Warren, Hatch Introduce Bill to Help Patients by Facilitating Faster Development of Drugs for Rare Diseases
Aug. 4, 2015 After Years of Denials, VA to Give Disability Status to Veterans Poisoned by Camp Lejeune Water
July 30, 2015 Burr: Veterans Choice Program Improvements Are a Welcome Addition
June 25, 2015 Tillis, Carper Introduce Legislation to Assist Victims Receiving Eugenics Compensation Payments
June 24, 2015 Burr Bill Clears Hurdle to Increase Access to New Medical Technologies for Seniors
June 18, 2015 Following Push by Burr and Merkley, C-123 Veterans Will Receive Care and Benefits for Agent Orange Exposure
June 18, 2015 Burr, Franken Introduce Bill to Bring Medical Devices to Patients Faster
May 18, 2015 Burr: Student Loan Interest Rates, National Police Week, Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune
May 13, 2015 Burr Fights for Veterans and Military Family Members Exposed to Contaminated Water
May 8, 2015 Burr, Bennet Bill to Help Seniors Access Innovative Medical Technologies
April 30, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity, Certainty on Biosimilar Drug Approval Process
April 24, 2015 Burr, Bennet, and Hatch Offer Legislation to Advance Breakthrough Devices for Patients
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 2, 2015 Analysis Shows Patient CARE Act Better for Patients and Taxpayers Than Obamacare
Feb. 25, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Choice Card Program
Feb. 23, 2015 Letter to John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado and Chair of the National Governors Association - Patient CARE Act
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