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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Feb. 5, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on the Farm Bill
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Dept of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
May 23, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
March 7, 2012 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman of the HELP Committee
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
April 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Dec. 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
Dec. 3, 2010 Message From Senator Burr
Nov. 30, 2010 Senator Burr Statement on S. 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act
Aug. 30, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak , Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. - Russian Restrictions of US Poultry
July 2, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Aug. 18, 2009 From the Road: Rural Forum on Agriculture and Education
March 23, 2009 Letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad and Ranking Member Judd Gregg
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 31, 2008 Harkin, Bipartisan Group of Senators, Introduce Comprehensive Bill to Reform FDA's Food Safety Systems
May 5, 2008 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices
Dec. 14, 2007 Burr Votes To Support North Carolina's Livestock And Poultry Farmers
Dec. 13, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007--Continued --
Aug. 17, 2007 Protecting America's Food from Agro-Terrororism
July 17, 2007 Burr, Collins Introduce Agriculture and Food Defense Bill
July 17, 2007 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Feb. 9, 2007 Burr Congratulates John Queen for his Election as President of National Cattlemen's Association
July 16, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
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