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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
May 23, 2014 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
March 13, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
Feb. 10, 2014 Alexander Votes to Start Debate on Restoring Military Pensions
Dec. 19, 2013 Alexander: Defense Bill Key to Military Readiness, Tennessee Installations
Nov. 6, 2013 Alexander: Army Agrees to Two-Year Delay in Closure of Tennessee College ROTC Programs
Sept. 30, 2013 Protecting Military Pay
May 27, 2013 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
April 30, 2013 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access
Oct. 4, 2012 Alexander on Ohio Voter Suit: Obama Campaign Sees "No Difference Between Active Duty Service Members and Civilians--Well, I see the Difference and I Think Most Tennesseans See the Difference"
May 25, 2012 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012--Conference Report
July 20, 2011 Senators Introduce Bill to Give EPA Adequate Time to Implement Boiler MACT Rule
April 7, 2011 Alexander: Pay Military and Civilian Support Personnel If Gov't Shuts Down
Dec. 18, 2010 Alexander Opposes Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Sept. 21, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011- Continued
Sept. 4, 2009 Notes from the Senate Desk
July 23, 2009 Senate Passes Alexander Legislation for Sick Oak Ridge Nuclear Workers
July 16, 2009 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Ensure Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots Are Counted
June 18, 2009 Alexander Statement on Passage of Supplemental Appropriations Act
May 25, 2009 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
Sept. 17, 2008 Alexander Votes to Boost Military Pay for Troops While Increasing Survivor Benefits for Nearly 60,000 Spouses of Service Members
July 24, 2008 Gas Prices
July 6, 2008 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) for July 6, 2008--"Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots Must be Counted"
June 30, 2008 Alexander Says Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots Must be Counted, Calls on Congress to Pass Military Voting Protection Act Now
April 9, 2008 Alexander Pushes to Expand Guard and Reserve Retirement Benefits for Nearly 14,000 Tennesseans
Feb. 27, 2008 Providing for the Safe Redeployment of United States Troops From Iraq--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Feb. 25, 2008 Alexander: "2007 Was a Banner Year for the Tennessee National Guard"
Nov. 16, 2007 Alexander Statement on Votes to Fund Ongoing U.S. Military Operations in Iraq
Nov. 7, 2007 Alexander Statement Vote to Separate the Military Construction and Veterans Appropriations Conference Report from the Labor-HHS-Education ...
Oct. 3, 2007 Alexander, Corker Announce Senate Passage Of Defense Appropriations Bill With Military Pay Raise
Sept. 12, 2007 Alexander Hails Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill with Military Pay Raise
July 12, 2007 Alexander, Corker, Davis Meet With Air Force General to Promote Arnold AFB For CBAT
May 27, 2007 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander: "Memorial Day"
May 24, 2007 Alexander Statement Iraq War Funding Supplemental Appropriations Bill
March 27, 2007 Statement of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) In Favor of Cochran Amendment to the Iraq Supplemental
Feb. 27, 2007 Iraq
Jan. 26, 2007 Statement of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Vote for Senate Confirmation of General David Petraeus to Command U.S. Military Forces in Iraq
Jan. 5, 2007 Statement of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Naming of General David Petraeus as Commander of U.S. Military Forces in Iraq
Dec. 13, 2006 Alexander Says Call Home Act Will Assist Tennessee's Military Families
Nov. 16, 2006 Frist, Alexander Praise Passage of Military Construction Bill
Aug. 3, 2006 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007
June 6, 2006 Frist, Alexander, Bredesen Praise DOD Consideration of New Flying Mission For 108th Airlift Wing
April 27, 2006 Alexander Cosponsors Call Home Act to Support Military Families
July 15, 2005 Alexander Cosponsors Uniformed Services Differential Pay Protection Act
Nov. 29, 2004 From the Senate Desk
July 26, 2004 From the Senate Desk
June 28, 2004 From the Senate Desk
June 23, 2004 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005
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