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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements

Full Name: Lamar Alexander
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Honey; 4 Children: Andrew, Leslee, Kathryn, William
Birth Date: 07/03/1940
Birth Place: Maryville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Address Border Crisis
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 16, 2014 Alexander on Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision: "Senate Democrats Are Proposing to Carve a Giant Hole Out of America's Religious Freedom"
July 16, 2014 Executive Session
July 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Wage Hike at Fast Food Restaurants on Military Bases May Lead to Restaurant Closings
July 15, 2014 Alexander on Volkswagen's Announcement That It Will Build Midsize SUV in Chattanooga
July 14, 2014 The Tennessean - Sen. Alexander Praises Work of Sumner Co. Schools Group
July 14, 2014 Alexander: Volkswagen Announcement "Confirms Tennessee's Status as the Most Attractive State for New Auto Jobs"
July 14, 2014 The Hill - Alexander: Stop Obama's 'National School Board'
July 11, 2014 Weekly Column by Lamar Alexander: "Propose a Serious Plan of Action to Secure the Border"
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 10, 2014 Alexander to Obama Administration: Propose a Serious Plan to Secure the Border
July 10, 2014 Alexander: House Sends Job Training Bill to President's Desk "That Will Help Tennessee Attract More High Quality, Good Paying Jobs"
July 10, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Amendment to Extend Second Amendment Rights on Federal Recreational Lands
July 10, 2014 GAO Undercover Investigation Raises Questions About Pension Advance Companies' Business Practices
July 10, 2014 Alexander Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Administration's Over-Regulation of Legal Ivory Trade
July 9, 2014 Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act
July 9, 2014 Isakson's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Passes House, Heads to President's Desk
July 9, 2014 Alexander: Secure the Border Now, with National Guard if Necessary
July 9, 2014 Overhaul of America's Job Training Programs Headed to President's Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress
July 9, 2014 Overhaul of America's Job Training Programs Headed to President's Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress
July 3, 2014 Alexander Statement on Independence Day
July 3, 2014 Alexander, Burr, Isakson to National Labor Relations Board: "Congress Never Intended for College Athletes to be Considered Employees"
July 1, 2014 Alexander on HHS Inspector General Report
June 30, 2014 The Tennessean - Rand Paul, Lamar Alexander Decry Health Reform at Forum
June 30, 2014 Alexander: Hobby Lobby Ruling Makes Clear that "Government Cannot Force Americans to Defy Tenets of Their Faith Simply Because They Own a Business"
June 30, 2014 Alexander on Supreme Court Ruling on Harris v. Quinn
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 26, 2014 Alexander on Supreme Court Ruling Obama Recess Appointments Unconstitutional
June 25, 2014 The Plight of Meriam Ibrahim
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Harkin, Alexander, Murray, Isakson Praise Senate Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Urge Swift House Approval to Send Long-Overdue Update to President's Desk
June 25, 2014 Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Anthrax Exposures
June 23, 2014 Kline, Alexander Issue Joint Statement on Corinthian Colleges
June 20, 2014 Alexander: Democratic Leader Imposing "Gag Rule" on Senators of Both Parties
June 20, 2014 Senate Agrees to Consider Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 20, 2014 Alexander Resolution Celebrates June 20 as "American Eagle Day"
June 19, 2014 Senators Alexander, Bennet Would Cut 100-Question Student Aid Form to 2 Questions
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
June 19, 2014 Senators Bennet, Alexander Would Cut 100-Question Student Aid Form to 2 Questions
June 18, 2014 The New York Times - An Answer on a Postcard
June 18, 2014 Alexander: $335 Million for Uranium Processing Facility Ensures Project Comes in "On Time and on Budget"
June 17, 2014 Newsletter: Weekly Column by Lamar Alexander: "Democrats' Student Loans Proposal is a Political Stunt"
June 16, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Regarding Expanded Access Program
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
June 12, 2014 Alexander: Democratic "Gag Rule" on Important Amendments Has Moved from Senate Floor to Committees
June 12, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
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