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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 10, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Amendment to Extend Second Amendment Rights on Federal Recreational Lands
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 9, 2014 Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act
July 9, 2014 Alexander: Secure the Border Now, with National Guard if Necessary
July 8, 2014 Alexander Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Administration's Over-Regulation of Legal Ivory Trade
July 3, 2014 Alexander Statement on Independence Day
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 Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 The Plight of Meriam Ibrahim
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 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 Senators Bennet, Alexander Would Cut 100-Question Student Aid Form to 2 Questions
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
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
June 11, 2014 Bank on Student Emergency Loan Refinance Act
June 11, 2014 Alexander Votes NO on "Wasting a Week on a Political Stunt While Veterans are Standing in Line at Clinics Waiting for Us to Act"
June 11, 2014 Alexander Votes for New Bipartisan Legislation Giving Veterans Choices, Cutting Wait Times and Travel for VA Medical Care
June 11, 2014 Alexander Votes NO on "Wasting a Week on a Political Stunt While Veterans are Standing in Line at Clinics Waiting for Us to Act"
June 9, 2014 Alexander: Senate Democrats' Political Stunt Would Raise Taxes, Increase Debt to Offer $1-a-Day Subsidy on Some Old Student Loans
June 8, 2014 Alexander: Republicans Want to Work With President on "Real Student Debt Problems"
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 4, 2014 Huffington Post - On the Road with 15 Congresswomen Trying to Get Women to Vote
June 4, 2014 Letter to Vincent Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia - Liu Xiaobo Plaza
June 4, 2014 Alexander to Burwell: Republicans Are Ready to Repair Damage Obamacare Has Done
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Give Veterans Choices for Medical Care and Cut Wait Times
June 2, 2014 Alexander: Administration's New Carbon Regulation on Existing Power Plants "Will Drive Electricity Prices Up" and Hurt Job Creation in Many Parts of the Country
May 30, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Hold VA Officials Accountable
May 23, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman, and John McCain, Ranking Member, of the Investigation Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Immediate Senate Investigation of Veterans Affairs Scandal
May 23, 2014 Alexander, Senate Committee Direct FDA to Meet With Doctors, Patients, Pharmacists on Compounding Law
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