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Richard Burr's Public Statements

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. 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Medicare Rule
Feb. 28, 2014 Senators Express Concerns Over Recent Changes to TRICARE
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie
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. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 10, 2014 Burr, Casey Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Pressing for Accountability in Sri Lanka
Feb. 7, 2014 U.S. Senator Richard Burr Delivers Weekly Republican Address
Feb. 7, 2014 An Open Letter to the Raleigh News & Observer
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - IRS Decision on Employee Bonuses
Feb. 5, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on the Farm Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Burr, Coburn, Hatch: Analysis Shows There is a Better Way than Obamacare
Jan. 27, 2014 Burr, Coburn, Hatch Unveil Obamacare Replacement Plan
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 Senator Burr Releases Statement on the Intelligence Committee's Bipartisan Benghazi Report
Jan. 15, 2014 Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize the National Poison Control Network
Jan. 8, 2014 GOP Senators Express Concern Over HHS IG Report Citing Insufficient Oversight of Electronic Health Record Program
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 20, 2013 Message from Senator Burr
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Continued
Dec. 19, 2013 Support for ABLE Act Continues to Grow
Dec. 17, 2013 Senator Burr To Oppose Cloture on the Ryan-Murray Budget Agreement
Dec. 17, 2013 Coats Supports Bill to Cut Spending, Increase Efficiency by Combining Labor, Commerce Departments
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Crapo Leads Letter To Sebelius Requesting Premium Rates Under Obamacare
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - VA Backlog
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Burr Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Senator Menendez and Senator Corker - Iran Agreement
Nov. 26, 2013 Coats Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 Burr: Exercise of "Nuclear Option' Threatens Bipartisanship and Paves Way for More Laws Like Obamacare
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary of Labor - Conduct Proper Assessment of Proposed Rule on Silica Exposure
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators Burr, Casey, and Fellow Supporters Urge Passage of ABLE Act
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. 19, 2013 Coats Bill to Protect Integrity of National Cemeteries Clears the Senate
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 Education Committee Members Announce Task Force to Review Higher Ed Regulations and Reporting Requirements
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. 14, 2013 Burr: President Obama's "Fix" Will Not Work
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - No Union Carveouts from Obamacare
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
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