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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans
June 30, 2014 Senator Burr's Statement on White House Nomination of Robert McDonald
June 19, 2014 Kaine, Burr, Blumenthal Introduce Resolution to "Welcome Home" Post 9/11 Veterans on Veterans Day 2014
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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
June 5, 2014 Bipartisan Agreement Reached on Legislation to Address Crisis at VA
June 5, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Midwest VA Wait Lists
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 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Over Medication: Problems and Solutions
May 30, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on Veterans' Life Center
May 23, 2014 Letter to American Veterans - Regarding VA Scandal
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 22, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Regarding VA Oversight Hearings
May 21, 2014 Senator Burr: Veterans Want Action, Not Words
May 20, 2014 Burr, Fischer Introduce Bill Banning Bonuses to Veterans Health Administration Employees
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
May 14, 2014 King, Burr Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reform Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Contracting Program
May 14, 2014 Burr, King Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reform Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Contracting Program
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
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
Feb. 7, 2014 U.S. Senator Richard Burr Delivers Weekly Republican Address
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - VA Backlog
Nov. 19, 2013 Coats Bill to Protect Integrity of National Cemeteries Clears the Senate
Nov. 11, 2013 Senator Burr's Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2013 Senator Burr Commends the Passage of the Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013
Sept. 10, 2013 Joint Hearing of the Veterans' Affairs - Legislative Presentation of The American Legion
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Eric K, Shinseki, Veterans Affairs - VA Accreditation Program Open to Abuse
Aug. 2, 2013 Provisions from S. 423 (112th Congress) Take Effect on August 6th
July 26, 2013 Senator Burr Commends the Passage of Key Pieces of Legislation through the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veteran Affairs Committee - Pending Benefits Legislation
May 21, 2013 It's Our Duty to Help Those Who Served
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
April 25, 2013 Sanders, Burr Propose Legislation for Homeless Veterans
April 24, 2013 Senator Burr Joins Hunter to Introduce War Memorial Protection Act
April 17, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 -- Continued
April 15, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Veterans - The Fiscal Year 2014 Budget for Veterans' Programs
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
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
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