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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
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - No Union Carveouts from Obamacare
Nov. 12, 2013 Senators Burr, Coburn, Chambliss Reintroduce Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act
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
Nov. 5, 2013 Republican Health Committee Senators Confront Administration About Obamacare Failures
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Hatch Applaud First FDA Approval of Breakthrough Therapy Drug
Nov. 1, 2013 Senators Warn New Report Highlighting Administration's Failure to Anticipate Shortages of Health Care Providers
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
Oct. 30, 2013 Congratulating Azerbaijan
Oct. 30, 2013 Burr: Older Americans Act Funding Formula Should Ensure That the Dollars Follow the Senior
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Patient Privacy Must Be Protected in Obamacare Exchanges
Oct. 21, 2013 GAO Report Highlights Shortcomings in FDA Review Process for New Tobacco Products
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
Oct. 16, 2013 Senator Burr Supports Bipartisan Plan to Reopen Government and Prevent Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 10, 2013 The Hill - Heed Warning Signs and Secure Our Prescription Drug Supply Chain Now
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 28, 2013 HELP Committee Members Call for Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 27, 2013 Senator Burr's Statement on Continuing Resolution
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jacob Lew, Dept. of Treasury - Debt Limit
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. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Deptartment of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid - Bring CR within Budget Cap to Floor
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
Sept. 11, 2013 Senator Burr Statement on Ongoing Security Situation in Syria
Sept. 11, 2013 Blog: Thoughts on the Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 10, 2013 Joint Hearing of the Veterans' Affairs - Legislative Presentation of The American Legion
Sept. 9, 2013 Care Art Column Misleading
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Eric K, Shinseki, Veterans Affairs - VA Accreditation Program Open to Abuse
Aug. 9, 2013 POTUS Signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act Into Law
Aug. 6, 2013 Enzi, Barrasso Defend Legislative Prayer
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
Aug. 2, 2013 Provisions from S. 423 (112th Congress) Take Effect on August 6th
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 26, 2013 Senator Burr Commends the Passage of Key Pieces of Legislation through the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
July 24, 2013 Smarter Solutions for Students Act
July 24, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Permanently Lower Rates For All Students
July 24, 2013 Senator Burr Applauds Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act
July 24, 2013 Roll Call - Detroit's Woes Put New Spotlight on Pension Overhaul Proposals
July 22, 2013 Senators, House Republican Committee Leaders Press Administration to Release All Health Insurance Premiums Data
July 22, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Request for More Information Regarding Obamacare Insurance Premiums
July 18, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Deal to Lower Rates for All Students
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