02.17.12

Senator Burr Statement on Payroll Tax Holiday Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Richard Burr issued the following statement on his vote against extending the payroll tax holiday:

"I voted against extending the payroll tax holiday for the simple reason that it is not paid for. We cannot continue taking money out of the Social Security trust fund and replacing it with IOUs for future generations to pay off."