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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
April 10, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Buxton Shore Protection Project
April 10, 2014 Nomination of Michelle T. Friedland to Be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 Letter to Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President - Settle US-China Solar Dispute
April 7, 2014 Letter to John A. Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue - Stop Stifling Free Speech
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
April 3, 2014 Hearing of Senate Intelligence Committee
March 27, 2014 Senator Burr Releases Statement on New Data from CDC
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 25, 2014 Senator Burr Introduces Resolution Honoring Gold Star Wives
March 24, 2014 Obamacare's Fourth Anniversary
March 24, 2014 Casey, Burr: Leaders Reid and McConnell Sign On As Cosponsors of ABLE Act
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Clarity and Transparency from FDA on Medical Mobile Apps
March 13, 2014 Child Care Development Block Grant Act
March 13, 2014 Boxer, Burr Applaud Senate Approval of Measure to Strengthen Background Checks for Child Care Providers
March 13, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, US Secretary of Energy - MOX
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
March 13, 2014 Bipartisan Bill to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, and Quality Child Care Clears Senate
March 12, 2014 Landrieu Advances Amendment to Protect Children During Disasters
March 12, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Concern Regarding the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Ongoing Work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
March 11, 2014 Senators Call on Senate to Pass Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block Grant to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable Child Care They Can Count On
March 11, 2014 Burr, Mikulski, Harkin, Alexander Urge Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, and Quality Child Care
March 6, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Servies - GOP Senators Call for Details on Administration Plan to Grant Exemptions from Electronic Health Records Regulations
March 6, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Department of Energy - Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Project at Savannah River Site
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 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie
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 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
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 An Open Letter to the Raleigh News & Observer
Feb. 7, 2014 U.S. Senator Richard Burr Delivers Weekly Republican Address
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
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