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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
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 Coats Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Senator Menendez and Senator Corker - Iran Agreement
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor - Conduct Proper Assessment of Proposed Rule on Silica Exposure
Nov. 21, 2013 Burr: Exercise of "Nuclear Option' Threatens Bipartisanship and Paves Way for More Laws Like Obamacare
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators Burr, Casey, and Fellow Supporters Urge Passage of ABLE Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Coats Bill to Protect Integrity of National Cemeteries Clears the Senate
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. 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. 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 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 14, 2013 Burr: President Obama's "Fix" Will Not Work
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
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 Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
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 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. 30, 2013 Congratulating Azerbaijan
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
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 Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Oct. 16, 2013 Senator Burr Supports Bipartisan Plan to Reopen Government and Prevent Default
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 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 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
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