The U.S. Senate is on recess, Senator Richard Burr is making the rounds in Eastern Carolina Wednesday.
Burr's day begins in Beaufort with a visit to Jarrett Bay Boats at 9 a.m. He heads north to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock for a visit at 11 a.m. That is also the time when 150 Marines are scheduled to return to the base from a seven month deployment.
The senator will visit Carolina East Health System in New Bern at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Senator Burr will then visit Hatteras Yachts of New Bern at 2:30 p.m. The boat builder welcomed Gov. Bev Perdue last week. They recently announced they would be adding hundreds of jobs.
The final stop on Senator Burr's agenda Wednesday is West Pharmaceutical in Kinston.
Senator Burr is up for re-election this fall, facing North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall on the ballot in November.