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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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 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 Alexander on Volkswagen's Announcement That It Will Build Midsize SUV in Chattanooga
July 14, 2014 Alexander: Volkswagen Announcement "Confirms Tennessee's Status as the Most Attractive State for New Auto Jobs"
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 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 9, 2014 Isakson's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Passes House, Heads to President's Desk
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of 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 20, 2014 Senate Agrees to Consider Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 4, 2014 Huffington Post - On the Road with 15 Congresswomen Trying to Get Women to Vote
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System
May 15, 2014 Alexander and Hatch Highlight GAO Report Showing Majority of International Grants at the Department of Labor are Missing Documentation
May 14, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Are ObamaCare Processing Center Employees Being Paid To Do Nothing?
May 12, 2014 Three Senior Republican Senators Introduce Legislation to Allow Songwriters to Receive Fair Pay
April 29, 2014 Letter to David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor of Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Grassley, Alexander Press for Update on Whistleblower Protections at OSHA
April 28, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 22, 2014 Alexander Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions
April 9, 2014 Alexander Statement on "Paycheck Fairness" Vote
April 1, 2014 Alexander: Congress Should Focus on More Flexibility for Working Parents, Not Higher Incomes for Trial Lawyers
March 14, 2014 Alexander: Proposed Gainful Employment Rule "Will Weaken Both Choice and Access"
March 14, 2014 Alexander Statement on President's Overtime Directive
March 14, 2014 Alexander Statement on President's Overtime Directive
March 12, 2014 Alexander: Minimum Wage Hike "a Stale, Bankrupt, Ineffective Policy" That Will Destroy 500,000 Jobs
Feb. 21, 2014 Alexander Statement on UAW Appeal of Chattanooga VW Vote
Feb. 18, 2014 Alexander Statement on CBO Report that Minimum Wage Bill Could Cost as Many as 1 Million Jobs
Feb. 4, 2014 Alexander Statement on CBO Report That Obamacare Could Push Two Million Americans Out of Workforce
Jan. 28, 2014 Weekly Column: Getting Results for Tennessee in the United States Senate
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
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
Dec. 31, 2013 Alexander: Unhappy New Year for Tens of Thousands of Tennesseans Whose Health Insurance on the Job Will Change Because of Obamacare
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary of Labor - Conduct Proper Assessment of Proposed Rule on Silica Exposure
Nov. 14, 2013 Hatch, Alexander Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Worker Rights
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. 1, 2013 Udall, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Plan to Fulfill Commitment to Cold War Nuclear Workers
July 31, 2013 Workforce: Murray, Isakson, Harkin, Alexander Applaud Committee Passage of Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization
July 31, 2013 Murray, Isakson, Harkin, Alexander Applaud HELP Committee Passage of Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization
July 30, 2013 Alexander: U.S. Senate is Telling Any President "You May Not Abuse the Constitutional Right of Recess Appointments"
July 30, 2013 Alexander: U.S. Senate is Telling Any President "You May Not Abuse the Constitutional Right of Recess Appointments"
July 30, 2013 Executive Session
July 24, 2013 Alexander Votes Against Obama NLRB Nominees With "Pro-Union Advocacy Past"
July 23, 2013 Alexander Presses Obama Labor Board Nominees to Protect Right-to-Work Freedoms
July 18, 2013 Perez Nomination
July 17, 2013 Alexander to Vote Against Confirmation of President Obama's Labor Secretary
July 16, 2013 Alexander: Nominations Agreement "Allows Senate to Make Clear that This President, or Any President, Cannot Thumb His Nose at Senate's Constitutional Role"
June 25, 2013 Alexander: Minimum Wage Hearing Is "On the Wrong Subject: I'd Like to See a Hearing on Creating More Jobs"
May 22, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominees to NLRB Who Remained on Board After Court Found Their Appointments Unconstitutional
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