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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 4, 2014 Alexander Votes for Farm Bill, Saving Taxpayers $16.6 Billion
Feb. 3, 2014 Alexander Announces Support for Farm Bill, Saving Taxpayers $16.6 Billion
Jan. 9, 2014 Alexander Says Farmers Are "Original Conservatives," Highlights Importance of Farm Priorities
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Sept. 11, 2013 Alexander Urges Interior Secretary to Keep Tennessee Fish Hatcheries Open
June 10, 2013 Alexander Votes for Farm Bill to Modernize Farm Programs Save Taxpayers Nearly $18 Billion
May 16, 2013 Senate Unanimously Passes Alexander Immediate Two-Year Ban on Corps Fishing Restrictions
May 9, 2013 Alexander: Senate-Passed Bill Will Lead to "Faster Approvals of Animal Medicines and Lower Costs for Farmers"
April 26, 2013 Alexander, Colleagues Release Draft Legislation to "Help Ensure That a Tragedy Like Last Year's Meningitis Outbreak Never Happens Again"
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act
June 27, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Concerns over the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule
Nov. 30, 2010 Alexander on Senate Passage of the Food Safety Bill
Sept. 24, 2010 Alexander Receives "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award From Tennessee Farm Bureau
May 25, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
Feb. 24, 2009 Dodd, Alexander, Lowey Introduce Bill to Protect Children with Food Allergies
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Oct. 27, 2008 Alexander Receives "Friend of The Farm Bureau" Award
Aug. 17, 2008 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) for August 17, 2008 -- Protecting Americans Through Food Safety
Aug. 1, 2008 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Ensure Americans Have a Safe Food Supply
July 31, 2008 Harkin, Bipartisan Group of Senators, Introduce Comprehensive Bill to Reform FDA's Food Safety Systems
June 9, 2008 - Alexander, Corker Join Trace Adkins In Advocating For Kids With Food Allergies
June 8, 2008 Knoxville News Sentinel - Alexander Playing Offense in Senate
May 14, 2008 Alexander, Corker, Davis Urge Agriculture Department to Approve Governor's Request for Farm Disaster Assistance in Giles, Lawrence and Warren Counties
Feb. 18, 2008 9,000 Applications for Tennesse Farmers Processed Totaling Nearly 19 Million in Disaster Relief Aid
Dec. 27, 2007 Alexander Praises Critical Drought Aid
Dec. 12, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
Dec. 11, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007--Continued --
Oct. 23, 2007 Alexander, Corker ask for Change in Farm Bill to Protect 15,000 Tennessee Jobs
Oct. 5, 2007 Alexander, Corker Join Tenn. Delegation In Requesting Federal Financial Relief For Drought
July 12, 2007 Alexander, Corker Join Tenn. Delegation In Requesting Disaster Declaration For Drought
June 19, 2007 Alexander Seeks Disaster Relief For Area Farmers
June 19, 2007 Alexander Statement On Granting Of Federal Farm Aid Assistance For State's 95 Counties
April 18, 2007 Alexander Joins Tenn. Delegation In Requesting Disaster Declartion For Frozen Crops
July 18, 2006 Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006
June 8, 2006 Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 - Motion to Proceed
May 23, 2006 Associated Press - Alexander Says State Could Become Hub for Producing Alternate Fuel
June 24, 2005 Alexander, Frist Announce Support for Tennessee Agriculture Projects
Dec. 7, 2004 Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004
Dec. 7, 2004 Confirming Authority of the Secretary of Agriculture
Nov. 22, 2004 Alexander, Frist Announce Support For Tennessee Agriculture Projects
Aug. 16, 2004 From the Senate Desk
Sept. 15, 2003 Submitted Resolutions: Senate Concurrent Resolution 68-Honoring the Life of Johnny Cash
July 30, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions S. 1490
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