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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
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 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 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Fincher, Black, Alexander Introduce Legislation to Protect Small Business Employees from Higher Premiums, Job Losses Related to Obamacare
May 14, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency- EPA Should Recognize Companies Like Mohawk Industries For Voluntarily Reducing Emissions
May 13, 2014 Cloture Motion
May 6, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
April 19, 2014 Sen. Alexander Delivers Weekly Republican Address
March 19, 2014 Alexander: Senate Should "Start From Scratch" on Higher Education Act
March 13, 2014 Alexander: FDA "Off to a Fast Start" in Implementing New Law to Clarify Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies
Feb. 25, 2014 Alexander on Small Business Premium Increases Under Obamacare
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 10, 2014 Alexander Statement on the President's Latest Obamacare "Rewrite"
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 16, 2014 Alexander: EPA Regulation Would Drive Up Prices and Drive Down Job Growth
Jan. 3, 2014 Alexander: Congress Must Hold FDA Accountable in 2014 to Help Prevent Another Nightmare Like Meningitis Outbreak
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Nov. 1, 2013 Sens. Harkin, Reed, Alexander, Murray, and Roberts Applaud News of 500th Drug Labeled with Pediatric Information
Oct. 11, 2013 Alexander Says Korean Tire Company Jobs "Huge Win" for Gov. Haslam, Tennesseans
Sept. 16, 2013 Alexander: "The President's Policies are Hurting American Workers"
Aug. 20, 2013 July/August 2013 Newsletter
July 11, 2013 Alexander Votes to Delay Obamacare's Individual, Employer Mandates
July 11, 2013 Alexander Votes to Delay Obamacare's Individual, Employer Mandates
July 10, 2013 Letter to CBO Director Doug Elmendorf - CBO Cost Estimate of ObamaCare Train Wreck
July 10, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate
July 2, 2013 Sen. Alexander: Obamacare Unraveling
June 25, 2013 Alexander: Minimum Wage Hearing Is "On the Wrong Subject: I'd Like to See a Hearing on Creating More Jobs"
May 6, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
May 6, 2013 Senate Passes Marketplace Fairness Act
May 6, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
May 2, 2013 Alexander Praises Alcoa Expansion
April 26, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Franken, Roberts Release Draft Bill to Make Clear Oversight Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Compounding, Ensure Safety for Consumers
April 25, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 25, 2013 Senate Votes to End Debate on Marketplace Fairness Act
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
April 22, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
April 22, 2013 Alexander: Legislation Would "Support States' Rights," Letting States Treat Taxpayers, Businesses Fairly
April 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Nomination of Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 5, 2013 Health Care
Feb. 1, 2013 Alexander: "Get the Government Out of the Economy's Way"
Jan. 31, 2013 Alexander Calls for Best Ideas on "Simple Plan for Voluntary Savings that Employers Would Be More Likely to Adopt"
Dec. 12, 2012 Michigan's "Right to Work" Law, Like Tennessee's, is About the Right to Get or Keep a Job Without Having to Pay Union Dues
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act -- Motion to Proceed
May 23, 2012 Alexander Commends Eastman Chemical and FedEx as "Two Tennessee Companies That Have Distinguished
May 10, 2012 Seeking to Improve the Safety of Children's Medication and Medical Devices
May 1, 2012 Alexander on EPA's "Smog" Designations for Shelby, Knox, Blount and Anderson Counties
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