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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
General Nov. 4, 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 29, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Consumers and Jobs
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
July 10, 2014 Alexander Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Administration's Over-Regulation of Legal Ivory Trade
May 14, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency- EPA Should Recognize Companies Like Mohawk Industries For Voluntarily Reducing Emissions
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
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. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Dec. 22, 2013 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Protect U.S. Interests, Keep Pressure on Iran Over Nuclear Weapons
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk - International Trade
Feb. 1, 2013 Alexander: Suspend Military Sales, Transfers to Egypt Until "We Secure Key Commitments"
July 26, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - UN Arms Trade Treaty
July 19, 2012 Alexander on Proposed UN Arms Trade Treaty: There's "Growing Bipartisan Opposition to a Very Bad Idea"
May 18, 2012 The Chattanoogan - Alexander Working to Prevent Government from Seizing Musical Instruments Made of Imported Wood
Nov. 4, 2011 Passing Trade Agreements Will Create Thousands of Jobs in Tennessee
Nov. 4, 2011 Working to Avert a Trade War with China
Oct. 13, 2011 Alexander Says Trade Agreements "Will Bring Millions of Dollars and Thousands of Jobs to Tennessee"
Oct. 11, 2011 Alexander Votes Against "Punching China in the NoseĀ…and Starting a Trade War"
Oct. 11, 2011 Alexander Statement on Jobs Bill Vote
Oct. 5, 2011 Jobs
Oct. 4, 2011 Alexander on President Submitting Trade Agreements to Congress: "We Are Ready to Ratify"
Sept. 22, 2011 Alexander Statement on Trade Adjustment Assistance Vote
Sept. 7, 2011 Alexander: "The President's Focus Tomorrow Night Ought to Be on Fewer Regulations, Lower Tax Rates and More Trade"
July 25, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States and Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - United Nation's Arms Treaty
June 22, 2011 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Alexander Votes for Sen. Coburn's Ethanol Amendment
March 3, 2011 Inhofe Joins Upton, Introduces Energy Tax Prevention Act
Sept. 28, 2010 Remembering Senator Ted Stevens
Sept. 24, 2010 Alexander Receives "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award From Tennessee Farm Bureau
Aug. 3, 2010 Alexander: Bailout Bill Ties Hands of Governors, Raises Taxes, Adds to Debt
June 15, 2010 Alexander Statement on President's Address to Nation
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 15, 2009 Alexander Votes to Allow Importation of Cheaper, FDA-Approved Medications
Nov. 5, 2009 Alexander Opposes Democrats' Cap-and-trade Bill, Says Americans Want To Know Cost Of New National Energy Tax
Oct. 29, 2009 Climate Change
Sept. 16, 2009 Alexander Statement on Release of Months-Old Administration Memo Showing Massive Costs of Cap and Trade
July 14, 2009 Alexander Says Cap-and-Trade Would Burden American Farming, Raise Food Costs
June 26, 2009 Alexander Statement on House Passage of Cap-and-Trade Bill
June 25, 2009 Submitted Resolutions
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The Interior, Environment And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The Environmental Protection Agency
March 25, 2009 The Budget
March 16, 2009 Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act--Motion to Proceed
March 12, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget and Revenue Proposal
March 11, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal for the Department of Energy
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
June 8, 2008 Knoxville News Sentinel - Alexander Playing Offense in Senate
June 3, 2008 Climate Security Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed--Continued
April 19, 2007 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Dec. 14, 2006 Sen. Alexander Encouraged By U.S. International Trade Commisssion Ruling On Steel Duties
May 16, 2006 Alexander, Frist, Jenkins Applaud Homeland Security for Designating Tri-Cities as an Official Customs Port of Entry
July 15, 2004 United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
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