Welcome, A Message From Senator Burr

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Welcome to my official United States Senate website. I am extremely grateful for the chance to serve North Carolina in the U.S. Senate, and I am pleased that you have taken the time to visit this site. I hope you will find it useful. Over the years, I have talked with many of you through... [read more]

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Burr-Casey ABLE Act Passes Senate, Heads to the President’s Desk to Become Law

December 17, 2014 -

Washington, DC- Today, U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that the Senate has passed their Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. The bill will allow families who have a child with a disability to save for their long-term care through 529-style savings accounts. The ABLE Act passed the House last week with a final vote of 404-17. This legislation has been called "...the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century." 

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