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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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 Alexander Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Administration's Over-Regulation of Legal Ivory Trade
June 18, 2014 Alexander: $335 Million for Uranium Processing Facility Ensures Project Comes in "On Time and on Budget"
April 21, 2014 Alexander Statement on UAW Dropping Appeal of Lost Election at Chattanooga VW Plant
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Dec. 12, 2013 Alexander, Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Stop Airplane Cell Phone Conversations
Dec. 12, 2013 Feinstein, Alexander: Stop Airplane Cellphone Conversations
Nov. 26, 2013 Alexander Says "No" to Airplane Cell Phone Conversations
July 15, 2013 Alexander: Chattanooga, Volkswagen "Ideal Marriage" Five Years After Jobs Announcement
June 6, 2013 Letter to Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Services
April 24, 2013 Alexander Calls for Infrastructure Plan That Doesn't Increase Federal Debt
Oct. 24, 2012 Alexander Announces "American Waterworks Act" to Speed Fixing Chickamauga Lock
March 14, 2012 Alexander Votes to "Extend, Update Highway Program Without Increasing Federal Debt"
March 14, 2012 Alexander Votes to "Extend, Update Highway Program Without Increasing Federal Debt"
Sept. 2, 2011 Eliminating Costly Unfunded Mandate on Road Signs
Aug. 30, 2011 Corker, Alexander, DesJarlais, Fleischmann Welcome DOT Proposal to Eliminate Costly Road Sign Replacement Deadlines
June 16, 2011 Corker, Alexander Introduce Bill to Stop Unfunded Road Sign Mandate That Would Cost Tennessee $50 Million
June 9, 2011 Right-To-Work Law
May 11, 2011 Merkley, Alexander Introduce Bill to Jump-Start Electric Vehicles
May 3, 2011 Right to Work Protection Act
April 6, 2011 Alexander: Debt-Free Tennessee Transportation System an Example for the Rest of the Country
March 18, 2011 Alexander, Corker Say Cates Landing Port Means New Jobs for West Tennessee
March 17, 2011 Alexander, Corker Say Cates Landing Port Means New Jobs for West Tennessee
March 7, 2011 Alexander: "Plugging in" New Nissan LEAF "Will Give Me the Patriotic Pleasure of Not Sending Money Overseas to People Trying to Blow Us Up"
Feb. 17, 2011 Alexander: FAA Reauthorization "Makes It Easier and Safer to Travel"
Feb. 5, 2011 New York Times - Meant to Be Broken? Maybe Not This Time
Feb. 3, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 2, 2011 Alexander Votes to Protect 40 Million Small Businesses from "Yet Another Job-Destroying Washington Mandate"
Oct. 5, 2010 Nissan LEAF to be made in Smyrna
Sept. 29, 2010 Pryor, Alexander Introduce Bill to Improve Safety on our Roads
Sept. 26, 2010 The Tennessean - Alexander Helps Generate Buzz for Electric Cars
Sept. 23, 2010 Alexander Says Nat'l Mediation Board "Overstepped Its Bounds," Calls on Congress to Immediately Overrule Board's Decision
Sept. 16, 2010 Alexander Test-Drives All-Electric, Zero-Emissions Nissan LEAF
Aug. 4, 2010 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Aug. 2, 2010 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
June 21, 2010 Knoxville News Sentinel - Prius-Driving Senator Champions Electric Car Incentives
June 17, 2010 Op-Ed - Charge Ahead Into an Electric Car Future
May 27, 2010 Dorgan, Alexander and Merkley Introduce First-Ever Nationwide Bill to Encourage Electric Vehicle Deployment
April 10, 2010 Memphis Commercial Appeal: Alexander Pledges Support to FedEx
March 22, 2010 Alexander Statement on Passage of FAA Reauthorization
Dec. 11, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Conference Report--Resumed
Oct. 4, 2009 The Tennessean - Tennesseans Can Thank Saturn For Higher Salaries, More Jobs
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
Aug. 6, 2009 Alexander Statement on Senate Passage of "Cash for Clunkers"
July 8, 2009 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
June 18, 2009 Hearing of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 Budget for the Department of Transportation
June 10, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
June 8, 2009 "Car Czar'' Award
June 4, 2009 Press Conference With Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN); Robert F. Bennett (R-UT); And Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
June 4, 2009 Fox News Channel "Your World" - Transcript
June 2, 2009 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) - Auto Stock for Every Taxpayer – Getting Washington Out of the Auto Business
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