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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Labor Unions

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 17, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Repeal Davis-Bacon Act, Save Taxpayers Billions Each Year
June 30, 2014 Alexander on Supreme Court Ruling on Harris v. Quinn
June 26, 2014 Alexander on Supreme Court Ruling Obama Recess Appointments Unconstitutional
June 12, 2014 Alexander: Democratic "Gag Rule" on Important Amendments Has Moved from Senate Floor to Committees
April 21, 2014 Alexander Statement on UAW Dropping Appeal of Lost Election at Chattanooga VW Plant
April 19, 2014 The Commercial Appeal - Tennessee Sen. Alexander is Critic-in-Chief of National Labor board
April 10, 2014 Nomination of Michelle T. Friedland to Be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit
March 27, 2014 Senate, House Leaders Introduce Legislative Response to NLRB Ambush Election Rule
March 27, 2014 The Washington Times: Obama's Unfair Union-Election Tilt
March 26, 2014 Alexander Statement on NLRB Decision in Northwestern Football Unionization Case
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
Feb. 21, 2014 Alexander Statement on UAW Appeal of Chattanooga VW Vote
Feb. 5, 2014 Alexander Statement on NLRB Plan to Approve "Ambush Elections"
Nov. 19, 2013 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Prevent Special Union Exemption From ObamaCare Reinsurance Tax
Nov. 19, 2013 Hatch, Thune, Alexander Introduce Bill To Prevent Special Union Exemption From Obamacare Reinsurance Tax
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - No Union Carveouts from Obamacare
Oct. 29, 2013 Alexander Votes Against President's Nominee to National Labor Relations Board
Oct. 28, 2013 Griffin Nomination
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - Obamacare Carve-Out for Unions
Aug. 20, 2013 July/August 2013 Newsletter
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 20, 2013 USA Today - Obama appointments unconstitutional
June 14, 2013 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Protect Workers and Employers from NLRB Decision that Will "Destroy Jobs and Divide Workplaces"
May 14, 2013 Letter to Senator Harkin - Hearing on NLRB Budget Request
April 9, 2013 Alexander Statement on President's Nominations to National Labor Relations Board
March 5, 2013 Health Care
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Labor and Health Care
Dec. 12, 2012 Alexander: The President's Time Fighting the Right-to-Work Law in Michigan "Would Have Been Better Spent Working on the Fiscal Cliff"
March 14, 2012 Alexander to Labor Secretary on Proposed Overtime Rule: "You're Talking About Raising the Cost of In-Home Companion Care to People That Can't Really Afford It and Putting People Out of Work"
Dec. 19, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Nomination of Lafe Solomon, Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board
Dec. 5, 2011 Stopping the NLRB's Decision to Allow Mini-Unions
Sept. 15, 2011 Alexander on House NLRB Vote: Senate Should Act to Overturn Administration's Policy of Exporting Jobs
June 21, 2011 Alexander: NLRB "Seems Determined to Make the Jobs Picture Worse"
June 13, 2011 Alexander on Tomorrow's NLRB Trial: "All Eyes Will Be on Seattle, When [Boeing], One of Our Nation's Greatest Assets, Will Be Put on Trial for Investing, Creating, and Innovating in the Middle of a Recession"
June 9, 2011 Right-To-Work Law
May 26, 2011 Job Protection Act and the NLRB
May 17, 2011 Ecxecutive Session
May 12, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 4, 2011 Right-to-Work Law
May 4, 2011 Right-to-Work Law
May 3, 2011 Letter to Mr. Lafe Solomon, Acting General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Aug. 4, 2010 Colloquy between Senators Judd Gregg and Lamar Alexander on FMAP/Education Funding to States
June 24, 2010 Hearing of the Senate ommittee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Federal Investment in For-Profit Insitutions of Higher Education
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