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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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 10, 2014 GAO Undercover Investigation Raises Questions About Pension Advance Companies' Business Practices
May 20, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review
March 6, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Servies - GOP Senators Call for Details on Administration Plan to Grant Exemptions from Electronic Health Records Regulations
Feb. 21, 2014 Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts
Feb. 20, 2014 Alexander Statement on President Obama's Failure to Include Chained CPI in Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Alexander Votes to Restore Military Pensions
Sept. 17, 2013 Alexander, Corker Say CBO Long-Term Deficit Report Reinforces Need for Entitlement Reform
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
May 31, 2013 Alexander Statement on 2013 Medicare Trustees Report
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy
May 20, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Douglas Gansler - Harkin, Alexander Initiate Committee Investigation into Pension Lenders
Feb. 27, 2013 Alexander: Out-of-Control Spending Jeopardizes Advanced Research, U.S. Position as Leader in Innovation
Feb. 12, 2013 Alexander on State of the Union Speech: "The President Missed a Golden Opportunity"
Jan. 31, 2013 Alexander Calls for Best Ideas on "Simple Plan for Voluntary Savings that Employers Would Be More Likely to Adopt"
Jan. 31, 2013 Alexander, Corker Urge Congress to Focus on Making Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security Solvent
Jan. 23, 2013 Fiscal Responsibility
Jan. 1, 2013 Alexander: "Agreement Rescues 99 Percent of Americans from Tax Increases"
Dec. 28, 2012 Alexander, Corker: When the Dust Settles, Federal Income Taxes Will Not Increase for Almost All Americans Next Year
Dec. 11, 2012 Transaction Account Guarantee Program Extension Act
June 5, 2012 Letter The Honorable Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 22, 2012 Alexander Statement on Two-Year Anniversary of the New Health Care Law
Feb. 17, 2012 Alexander Votes Against "$93 Billion Raid on Social Security"
Sept. 9, 2011 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan
May 25, 2011 Alexander Supports Budget Proposals to Stop "Washington from Spending Money It Doesn't Have"
Dec. 9, 2010 Knoxville News Sentinel: Tennessee GOP lawmakers support Obama's tax plan
March 3, 2010 Alexander: President's Bill "Still Raises Taxes, Premiums; Cuts Medicare"
Jan. 25, 2010 State of the Union
Jan. 15, 2010 Notes from the Senate Desk
Dec. 8, 2009 Alexander Statement on Reports of Medicare and Medicaid Expansion
Dec. 8, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act
Dec. 7, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Dec. 7, 2009 Alexander Legislation Says Spend Medicare Savings Only on Making Medicare Solvent
Dec. 4, 2009 Alexander Votes to Preserve "Medicare Advantage" Program for 243,000 Tennessean Seniors
Oct. 21, 2009 Alexander Votes Against Quarter-Trillion Dollar Debt Increase
May 12, 2009 Stakeout With Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH); and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Following the Weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee Luncheon
April 3, 2009 Alexander: "Amendment Should Strengthen Oak Ridge Pension Plan"
July 15, 2008 Alexander, Corker Vote Again to Strengthen Medicare, Reverse Cuts in Physician Payments, Help Tennessee Hospitals
July 9, 2008 With a Commitment to Fix the MED Issue, Alexander and Corker Vote for Bill to Delay Cuts in Medicare Payments to Physicians
July 9, 2008 With a Commitment to Fix the MED Issue, Alexander and Corker Vote for Bill to Delay Cuts in Medicare Payments to Physicians
June 26, 2008 Alexander, Corker Statements on the Medicare Payments to Physicians Bill
June 26, 2008 Alexander, Corker Statements on the Medicare Payments to Physicians Bill
June 12, 2008 Alexander Statement on Vote Against "Wrong Medicare Bill"
May 7, 2008 Stabenow, Kerry, Alexander Legislation Will Improve Access to Life-Saving Intravenous Treatment
March 27, 2008 Alexander Announces "Super Saturday": IRS Representatives Available at 19 Locations Across the State to Assist Tennesseans Eligible for Economic Stimulus Rebate Checks
Feb. 7, 2008 Senators Target Medicare Fraud
Jan. 29, 2008 Alexander Calls on Senate to Pass House Compromise Economic Growth Plan
Jan. 29, 2008 State of the Union Address
Oct. 9, 2007 Alexander: "It's Time to Stop Wasteful Washington Spending"
April 24, 2007 America's Competitiveness
April 20, 2007 Floor Debate Begins On Legislation To Improve U.S. Economic Competitiveness
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