May 11,2011

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Hatch Welcomes Burr to Senate Finance Committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, today welcomed the appointment of U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) to the serve on the Committee and issued the following statement:

“It is a great honor to welcome my good friend Senator Burr to the Senate Finance Committee. Senator Burr understands the need to advance a pro-growth agenda that will strengthen the economy and create good-paying jobs for his constituents in North Carolina and throughout the rest of the country. He will be an able partner and I look forward to working with him on the Committee.”