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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
March 18, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Clarity and Transparency from FDA on Medical Mobile Apps
March 6, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Block Airplane Cell Phone Conversaitons
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee - Seek Input from GOP Governors on Obamacare Alternatives
Jan. 16, 2014 House Passes Alexander Bill Requiring Weekly Reports on Obamacare Exchanges
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO Federation of State Medical Boards, and Jon Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Directors - Applaud Federation of State Medical Boards Proposal to Advance Telemedicine
Jan. 8, 2014 GOP Senators Express Concern Over HHS IG Report Citing Insufficient Oversight of Electronic Health Record Program
Dec. 12, 2013 Feinstein, Alexander: Stop Airplane Cellphone Conversations
Dec. 12, 2013 Alexander: Small Modular Reactors "An Additional Source of Clean, Cheap, Reliable Energy"
Dec. 12, 2013 Alexander, Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Stop Airplane Cell Phone Conversations
Nov. 26, 2013 Alexander Says "No" to Airplane Cell Phone Conversations
Oct. 29, 2013 Alexander Calls for Resignation of Secretary Sebelius
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Seblius, Dept. of Health and Human Services - Extent of ACA Launch Problems
Oct. 8, 2013 A Guide to the Obamacare Exchange "Glitches"
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dept of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records
June 26, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
June 6, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act -- Motion to Proceed--Resumed
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 10, 2012 Full Senate Committee Agrees that Y-12 and Oak Ridge Are Priorities for Our Entire Nation
Jan. 18, 2012 Congressman Alexander States Opposition to SOPA
Nov. 16, 2011 Alexander Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely
Nov. 9, 2011 The National Review - Marketplace Fairness: Closing the Online Sales Tax Loophole
Aug. 23, 2011 Maryville Daily Times - Sen. Lamar Alexander Gets Top Votes on YouTube
March 11, 2011 Maryville Daily Times - Alexander: Patent Reform Will Create Private-Sector Jobs
Sept. 29, 2010 Pryor, Alexander Introduce Bill to Improve Safety on our Roads
Sept. 16, 2010 Alexander Test-Drives All-Electric, Zero-Emissions Nissan LEAF
Oct. 30, 2009 Knoxville News-Sentinel - Johnson: Alexander Part Of The Loyal (And Vigorous) Opposition
Oct. 21, 2009 Fox News "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
May 27, 2009 Alexander Announces Plan for 100 New Nuclear Power Plants in 20 Years
Feb. 26, 2009 Alexander, Corker Back Legislation to Protect Freedom of Speech
Nov. 18, 2008 Alexander Statement on Reelection as Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference
Nov. 10, 2008 Alexander, Corker, Wamp: Oak Ridge Supercomputer is World's Fastest System Dedicated to Unclassified Research
Nov. 10, 2008 Alexander, Corker, Wamp: Oak Ridge Supercomputer is World's Fastest System Dedicated to Unclassified Research
Sept. 2, 2008 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Why Not Call It the "Oak Ridge Corridor"?
July 9, 2008 Alexander Votes for Terrorist Surveillance Bill
April 3, 2008 Alexander, Corker Call $65 Million Supercomputing Grant for University of Tennessee an Historic Scientific Investment that will Benefit the State's Economy
March 12, 2008 Nashville Business Journal - Alexander Blasts Fairness Doctrine, Charges Dems with Trying to Revive It
March 11, 2008 Alexander: Broadcasters Must Be Free From So-Called Fairness Doctrine
March 11, 2008 Alexander: Broadcasters Must Be Free From So-Called Fairness Doctrine
Oct. 25, 2007 Carper, Alexander Statement on Senate Agreement to Extend the Moratorium on State and Local Taxes on Internet Access
Oct. 16, 2007 Carper, Alexander Statement: U.S. House of Representatives Vote to Extend The Moratorium on State and Local Taxes on Internet Access
July 17, 2007 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation To Protect Freedom Of Speech
June 20, 2007 Alexander Statement On Renomination Of Deborah Taylor Tate Of Tennessee To Be COmmissioner Of The Federal Communications Commission, For A Five-Year T
May 24, 2007 Alexander, Wamp Letter Leads To Review Of Proposed Missionary Ridge Cell Tower
May 3, 2007 Alexander, Wamp Urge FCC To Revisit Proposal For Giant Cell Tower On Missionary Ridge
Oct. 15, 2006 "Protecting Our Brainpower Advantage"
Feb. 27, 2006 Cell Phone Use on Planes
Feb. 16, 2006 USA Patriot Act Additional Reauthorizing Amendments Act of 2006
Jan. 30, 2006 Executive Session
June 17, 2005 Alexander Cosponsors Clean Diesel Technology Initatives
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