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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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 12, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System
May 20, 2014 Strong Start for America's Children Act
May 15, 2014 Alexander: "No National School Board for 3- and 4-Year Olds"
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
April 19, 2014 Sen. Alexander Delivers Weekly Republican Address
April 10, 2014 Alexander to Introduce Early Childhood Education Bill to Let States Decide How Best to Use Federal Dollars
March 13, 2014 Childcare Development Block Grants
Feb. 18, 2014 Alexander: The "Scholarships for Kids" Act
Feb. 17, 2014 Alexander on Five-Year Anniversary of "Stimulus': Better Plan Would Have Been to Liberate Free Enterprise System
Feb. 6, 2014 Alexander: "Question Is Not Whether, But How Best" to Make Early Childhood Education Widely Available
Jan. 27, 2014 Alexander on Tomorrow's State of the Union Address: "Real Answer" to Income Inequality Is to Liberate Free Enterprise System from "Big, Wet Blanket" of Obama Regulations
Sept. 20, 2013 Alexander Statement on EPA Announcement Today of Proposed Carbon Regulations
April 18, 2013 Harkin Statement on Adoption of Mental Health Amendment
April 10, 2013 Harkin, Alexander Urge Senate to Pass Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act
April 9, 2013 Senators Introduce the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act
April 9, 2013 Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act
March 23, 2013 Alexander Votes Against Senate Democrats' Budget, Saying it Makes "Young Americans the Debt-Paying Generation"
March 22, 2013 Alexander Amendment Would "Help States and School Districts Pay Teachers More for Teaching Well"
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Alexander, McConnell, Landrieu Charter-School Amendment Would Replicate Best Charter Schools
Jan. 22, 2013 Alexander Elected by Republican Colleagues to Top Spot on Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
July 19, 2012 Politics and Government
June 26, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
June 14, 2012 Appropriations Committee Rejects D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Funding
May 16, 2012 Senators Coons, Alexander Introduce Bill to Keep Foreign-Born U.S. Grad Students Here "Instead of Sending Them Home to Create Jobs in Other Countries"
May 7, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
March 8, 2012 Alexander: "We're One Budget Year Away From a Ticking Time Bomb in the States" as Governors Try to Comply With Health Care Law Mandates
Feb. 9, 2012 Lowering Tuition Costs
Feb. 5, 2012 Education Week - NCLB Lessons
Jan. 5, 2012 NCLB Lessons - It Is Time for Washington to Get Out of the Way
Dec. 6, 2011 Work Well Together
Nov. 8, 2011 House and Senate Education Leaders Respond to President's Head Start Announcement
Nov. 1, 2011 Fixing No Child Left Behind to Give States and Local Districts Greater Flexibility┬ů
Oct. 20, 2011 Alexander: "Committee Vote Is First Step in Getting Washington Out of the Business of Deciding Whether Schools Are Succeeding or Failing"
Oct. 18, 2011 Education Reform
Oct. 17, 2011 Education
Sept. 23, 2011 Alexander Offers Amendment Restoring "Performance-Based Compensation" to Teacher Incentive Fund
Sept. 22, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences
Sept. 14, 2011 Alexander, Burr, Isakson, Kirk Introduce Series of Bills to "Fix" No Child Left Behind
Sept. 7, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
Aug. 23, 2011 Maryville Daily Times - Sen. Lamar Alexander Gets Top Votes on YouTube
Aug. 8, 2011 Newsletter Archive - Volume 8, Issue 8
Aug. 2, 2011 Amending the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan
July 28, 2011 Alexander: Federal Law Should Not Choose "A Single Right Answer for National Education Reform" for All States
June 22, 2011 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
June 17, 2011 Alexander Congratulates White Pine's Lauren Collins, First Place Winner in National History Day Competition, and All Tennessee Student Winners and Participants
March 18, 2011 Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Alexander Sees Possible Cut in Number of Tests
March 17, 2011 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011
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