Senator Richard M. Burr's Public Statements

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Full Name: Richard M. Burr
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Sen. Burr Demands Improvement to VA's Mental Health Treatment Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Rising Gas Prices Issue Position: Addressing the High School Dropout Crisis Issue Position: The Medicare Improvements For Patients And Providers Act Issue Position: Spending Issue Position: 2nd Amendment Issue Position: Homelessness Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Healthcare 8/07/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Expanded Access to Federal Offshore Areas is Absolutely Vital 8/06/14 Secretary Jewell Visits Southern Appalachians with Senator Burr to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Land & Water Conservation Fund 8/01/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Immediately Release Guidance on Biosimilar Drugs 8/01/14 Ranking Member Burr Releases Statement on VA Reform Legislation 7/31/14 House Ways and Means Committee Passes the ABLE Act 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Designate Pro-Russian Separatist Groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Under U.S. Law 7/29/14 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs 7/29/14 VA Conference Committee Reaches Agreement on Legislation 7/29/14 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs 7/23/14 Committee Unanimously Supports Senate Confirmation of VA Nominee 7/22/14 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Pending Nomination of Robert A. McDonald 7/17/14 Boxer, Burr Introduce Resolution Honoring Auxiliaries of Veterans Service Organizations 7/16/14 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - The State of VA Health Care 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 VA IG Witness Delivers Damning Testimony During House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Hearing 7/15/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Wage Hike at Fast Food Restaurants on Military Bases May Lead to Restaurant Closings 7/14/14 New IG Report Finds VA Manipulating Claims Data 7/11/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures 7/09/14 Senator Burr Offers Amendment to Protect Corolla Wild Horses 7/08/14 Senator Burr Offers Amendment to Ensure Access to Outer Banks Beaches 7/04/14 Fourth of July Message 7/03/14 Alexander, Burr, Isakson to National Labor Relations Board: "Congress Never Intended for College Athletes to be Considered Employees" 6/30/14 Senator Burr Statement on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision 6/30/14 Senator Burr's Statement on White House Nomination of Robert McDonald 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/26/14 Bennet, Burr Amendment to Treat LNG Equally as Diesel Included in Committee Bill 6/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border 6/25/14 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Missing IRS Emails 6/25/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Lee Goodman, Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission - Missing IRS Messages and Communications 6/25/14 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Regarding an IRS Hearing 6/24/14 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Anthrax Exposures 6/23/14 King, Burr Propose Plan for Bipartisan Student Loan Repayment Reform 6/19/14 Foreign Policy 6/19/14 Kaine, Burr, Blumenthal Introduce Resolution to "Welcome Home" Post 9/11 Veterans on Veterans Day 2014 6/17/14 VA Inspector General Reveals Additional Systemic Problems in Veterans' Benefits 6/16/14 Veterans Health Care - H.R. 3230 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 6/11/14 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General- Investigation of VA Misconduct 6/09/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities