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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
General Nov. 4, 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 19, 2014 Sen. Alexander Delivers Weekly Republican Address
April 17, 2014 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of U.S. Census Bureau - Alexander, Thune, Hatch Urge Census Bureau to Keep Questions on Uninsured in Order to Understand Impact of Obamacare
April 17, 2014 Letter to John Thompson, Director of US Census Bureau - Alexander, Thune, Hatch Urge Census Bureau to Keep Questions on Uninsured in Order to Understand Impact of Obamacare
March 18, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Clarity and Transparency from FDA on Medical Mobile Apps
March 14, 2014 Proposed Gainful Employment Rule "Will Weaken Both Choice and Access"
Jan. 15, 2014 The Tennessean - U.S. Senate Dissolving Into One-Man Show
Jan. 13, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Oct. 16, 2013 Alexander Votes to Reopen Government
Oct. 15, 2013 Alexander Praises Gov. Haslam's Announcement of Agreement to Open the Smokies
Oct. 15, 2013 Alexander Introduces Bill That Would Reimburse Tennessee for Reopening the Smokies
Oct. 11, 2013 Alexander: For Surrounding Communities, Smokies Closing "Is Like a BP Oil Spill for the Gulf"
Oct. 8, 2013 With Capitol Tours Shut Down, Senator Alexander Becomes Tour Guide for Mt. Juliet Boy Scouts
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 30, 2013 Alexander Part of Senate Effort to Make Sure Members of the Military "Are Paid on the Day They Are Supposed to be Paid"
Sept. 30, 2013 Protecting Military Pay
Sept. 28, 2013 Alexander Statement on Today's House Vote to Delay Obamacare, Repeal Medical Device Tax, Keep Government Open
Sept. 27, 2013 Alexander Votes to Defund Obamacare
Sept. 25, 2013 Alexander: "I'm in the Take-Over-the-Government Crowd," Ready to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
Sept. 24, 2013 Prayer
Sept. 4, 2013 The Tennessean - Act Protects Groups from IRS Abuses
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 30, 2013 Executive Session
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"
July 11, 2013 Nominations
May 23, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 22, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominees to NLRB Who Remained on Board After Court Found Their Appointments Unconstitutional
May 16, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominations of "Unconstitutional Appointees" to NLRB
May 16, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominee for Labor Secretary
May 16, 2013 Letter to Comptroller General Dodaro - Sec. Sebelius's Solicitation of Funds for Private Non-Profit
March 21, 2013 Alexander: "Not a Single Cent" Should Go to Enforce Invalid NLRB Decisions
Feb. 27, 2012 Making the Senate Work
June 29, 2011 Schumer, Alexander, Lieberman, Collins Announce Senate Passage of Bipartisan Deal to Streamline Senate Confirmation Process
March 31, 2011 Alexander Says It's Time to "Stop Spending Money We Don't Have"
March 7, 2011 Alexander Votes to Streamline Patent Process, "So Inventors Can … Create More Private-Sector Jobs"
Jan. 4, 2011 The New York Times - A Warning on Reining in Filibusters
July 2, 2010 Alexander: House Democrats Stall Senate-Passed Funding for Troops and Tennessee Flood Assistance
May 6, 2010 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010--Continued
March 23, 2010 FOX News "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
Jan. 31, 2010 Alexander on Fox News Sunday Discusses "Christmas Day Bomber," Terrorist Trials on U.S. Soil, and Bank Bailout
Sept. 17, 2009 Czars
June 22, 2009 Travel Promotion Act of 2009
June 11, 2009 Press Conference With Senator John Thune; Senator James Inhofe; Senator John Cornyn
Sept. 11, 2008 Alexander Statement on the 7th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks
Feb. 7, 2008 National Journal's Congress Daily - Alexander Pushing Republicans To Shift To Offense
Dec. 6, 2007 Alexander Elected Senate Republican Conference Chairman by GOP Colleagues
Oct. 10, 2007 Alexander: Congress Must 'Change the way we do Business in Washington
June 5, 2007 Remembering Senator Craig Thomas
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