Tag:Sen. Richard Burr

  • CJ politics week in review, May 11-15

    Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. Here’s this week’s review: Regulatory relief: Gov. Roy Cooper has signed an executive order granting more flexibility for the health care industry.

  • CJ politics week in review, March 16-20

    Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. Here’s this week’s review: Burr stock sales: U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is…

  • America on the verge of becoming energy independent, Trump official says

    America is poised to become energy independent, and its allies abroad will share the economic and geopolitical benefits, a key Trump administration official says. Dan Brouillette, Department of Energy deputy secretary, made the case for free-market energy solutions, and President Donald Trump’s policy decisions Friday,…

  • Burr, Tillis praise Trump during lecture in Raleigh

    Both of North Carolina’s U.S. senators and a member of its congressional delegation praised President Trump during their appearance at a conservative lecture series in Raleigh. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, and U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, R-7th Congressional…

  • Sen. Burr working quietly to keep North Carolina safe

    I recently had the opportunity to interview U.S. Sen. Richard Burr for my public affairs program “Front Row” on UNC-TV. In full disclosure, I have known Richard since 1992 when a mutual friend introduced us and asked me to help with paid media in the waning days of his campaign.

  • Trump picks Gorsuch for Supreme Court vacancy

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated the youngest Supreme Court justice in a generation, 49-year-old Neil Gorsuch, who sits on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gorsuch is a Colorado native who was educated at Harvard and Oxford universities. He clerked for Justices Byron White and Anthony Kennedy, worked…