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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: Announced, 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
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 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 28, 2014 Weekly Column: Getting Results for Tennessee in the United States Senate
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 Murray, Isakson, Harkin, Alexander Applaud HELP Committee Passage of Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization
July 31, 2013 Workforce: Murray, Isakson, Harkin, Alexander Applaud 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
May 20, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Douglas Gansler - Harkin, Alexander Initiate Committee Investigation into Pension Lenders
May 16, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominations of "Unconstitutional Appointees" to NLRB
April 25, 2013 Alexander to HHS Secretary Sebelius: Obamacare's 30-Hour Workweek is a "Disincentive for Full-time, 40-Hour Employment"
April 25, 2013 Alexander to HHS Secretary Sebelius: Obamacare's 30-Hour Workweek is a "Disincentive for Full-time, 40-Hour Employment"
April 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Nomination of Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor
April 10, 2013 March 2013 Newsletter
March 23, 2013 Alexander Votes Against Senate Democrats' Budget, Saying it Makes "Young Americans the Debt-Paying Generation"
March 14, 2013 Alexander: Making Hiring More Expensive "Hurts the People We Want to Help"
Feb. 13, 2013 Alexander: Block, Griffin Should Leave NLRB While Senate Considers Their Nominations
Jan. 31, 2013 Cornyn, Johanns, Alexander File Bill Stopping Unconstitutional NLRB, CFPB Actions
Jan. 25, 2013 Alexander Says Court Decision Requires Immediate Resignation of Obama Appointees to NLRB
Jan. 22, 2013 Alexander Elected by Republican Colleagues to Top Spot on Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
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
June 1, 2012 Alexander: Jobs Report is the "Result of 3 ½ Years of Bad Policies That Have Made a Struggling Economy Worse"
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"
Feb. 3, 2012 National Review Online - Obama Undermining Checks and Balances in Our Constitution
Jan. 11, 2012 We Need to Export American-Made Products -- Not American Jobs
Dec. 17, 2011 Alexander Statement on Keystone XL, Omnibus Votes
Sept. 2, 2011 Statement on August Jobs Report
June 13, 2011 The Daily Caller - Alexander: Obama Administration Attacking Right-To-Work Laws
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