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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
Date Title
Feb. 4, 2015 Senate Resolution 67--Amending Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate to Revise the Number of Affirmative Votes Required to End Debate on Nominations
Feb. 4, 2015 Alexander, Lee Introduce Resolution to Establish Majority Vote on Presidential Nominations
Jan. 6, 2015 Alexander Begins Third Term in U.S. Senate
Dec. 22, 2014 Alexander Highlights Senate Health, Education, and Labor Committee Accomplishments for this Congress
Dec. 18, 2014 Alexander Announces Committee Assignments for Next Congress
Nov. 30, 2014 The Gazette - The Harkin Legacy
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, of the Senate - Monthly Bipartisan Lunches
June 20, 2014 Alexander: Democratic Leader Imposing "Gag Rule" on Senators of Both Parties
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 21, 2013 Alexander: "The Most Dangerous and Consequential Change in the Rules of the Senate Since Thomas Jefferson Wrote Those Rules"
Nov. 21, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Aug. 7, 2013 National Journal - A Gubernatorial Solution in the Senate
Aug. 6, 2013 Enzi, Barrasso Defend Legislative Prayer
July 18, 2013 Perez Nomination
July 17, 2013 The Washington Times - The Power Grab Behind the Crocodile Tears
July 11, 2013 Alexander: Reid Would Preside "Over the End of the United States Senate" with Change to Filibuster Rules
June 18, 2013 Filibusters
June 7, 2013 Letter to Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell - Pharmaceutical Quality and Accountability Act
April 26, 2013 Alexander Introduces Legislation to Prohibit NLRB from Issuing Decisions with "Quorum of One"
Feb. 27, 2013 The Difference Between a Filibuster and a Motion to Cut Off Debate
Jan. 25, 2013 Statement By Senators McCain, Alexander And Barrasso on Bipartisan Senate Procedure Reform
Jan. 25, 2013 Senate Labor Committee Republicans Comment on Court Ruling that Obama Appointees to NLRB are Unconstitutional
Jan. 24, 2013 Amending the Standing Rules and Procedure of the Senate
Dec. 4, 2012 Alexander Floor Statement on Senate Filibuster
Dec. 3, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Sept. 28, 2012 Knoxville News Sentinel - 'No Budget, No Pay' Could Spur Action
Sept. 24, 2012 Alexander Will Cosponsor "No Budget, No Pay" Act in U.S. Senate
May 24, 2012 Reuters - Senate 'Fire Department' Seeks to Ease Partisan Rancor
April 26, 2012 The Washington Post - Fighting Senate Gridlock Through Self-Restraint
Feb. 27, 2012 Making the Senate Work
Feb. 9, 2012 Roll Call - Alexander Spreads His Wings Post-Leadership
Feb. 2, 2012 Alexander on Amendment to Prohibit Earmarks
June 29, 2011 Alexander: Fewer Presidential Nominations Needing Confirmation "Will Help Senate Do a Better Job of its Constitutional Duty"
March 31, 2011 In Final Piece to Bipartisan Deal Reforming Senate Rules, Schumer, Alexander, Lieberman, Collins Unveil Bill to Streamline Senate Confirmation Process
March 30, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 30, 2011 Schumer, Alexander, Lieberman, Collins Unveil Bill to Streamline Senate Confirmation Process
Feb. 10, 2011 Chattanooga Times Free Press - Lamar Alexander vying for more power in Senate
Feb. 5, 2011 New York Times - Meant to Be Broken? Maybe Not This Time
Feb. 2, 2011 Alexander Gains Lead Role on Senate Committee that Preserves the Senate as "Protector of Minority Rights"
Jan. 28, 2011 Human Events: Reid's Rules Scheme Defeated in the Senate
Jan. 27, 2011 Amending the Standing Rules and Procedure of the Senate--S. Res. 8, S. Res. 10, S. Res. 21, S. Res. 28, and S. Res. 29--Continued
Jan. 5, 2011 Newsletter Archive - Volume 8, Issue 1
Jan. 5, 2011 Amending Senate Rules
Dec. 11, 2010 Alexander Statement on the Passing of John M. Parish
Dec. 10, 2010 CQ: Tempered Rules Battle Awaits Next Senate
Dec. 9, 2010 Washington Post: What You Might Have Missed
Oct. 6, 2010 Chattanooga Times Free Press: Editorial: Congress adjourned, but ...
May 23, 2010 Alexander: Mood Among Americans Is, "Throw the Rascals in Washington Out, And Democrats Are the Rascals by a Big Majority"
March 29, 2010 CNN Politics: Alexander: 'What it's Called is Checks and Balances'
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