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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
June 11, 2014 Alexander Votes NO on "Wasting a Week on a Political Stunt While Veterans are Standing in Line at Clinics Waiting for Us to Act"
June 11, 2014 Alexander Votes for New Bipartisan Legislation Giving Veterans Choices, Cutting Wait Times and Travel for VA Medical Care
June 11, 2014 Bank on Student Emergency Loan Refinance Act
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Give Veterans Choices for Medical Care and Cut Wait Times
May 30, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Hold VA Officials Accountable
May 23, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman, and John McCain, Ranking Member, of the Investigation Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Immediate Senate Investigation of Veterans Affairs Scandal
May 23, 2014 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 16, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Update on Response to Memphis VA Patient Deaths
May 13, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - "Thorough, Open and Transparent" Veterans Affairs Investigation
Feb. 12, 2014 Alexander Votes to Restore Military Pensions
Feb. 10, 2014 Alexander Votes to Start Debate on Restoring Military Pensions
Feb. 4, 2014 Remarks Before the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Nov. 8, 2013 Alexander Statement on Veterans Day
May 27, 2013 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
April 18, 2012 GSA
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012--Conference Report
Nov. 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Burn Pit Amendment to Help Veterans
Nov. 4, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Burn Pit Legislation to Support Veterans
Oct. 5, 2010 Honoring Our Cold War Heroes
Aug. 10, 2010 Alexander Statement on Passing of Senator Ted Stevens
May 25, 2009 Alexander Statement on Memorial Day
April 7, 2009 Alexander Statement on Reports That Tennessee Veterans Made Ill by VA Medical Errors
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
Nov. 10, 2008 Alexander Statement on Veterans Day
Oct. 28, 2008 Alexander Calls for Equal Treatment for Tennesseans in GI Bill
June 4, 2008 Senate Resolution 583--Designating June 20, 2008, as ``American Eagle Day'', and Celebrating the Recovery and Restoration of the Bald Eagle, the National Symbol of the United States
May 23, 2008 Alexander, Corker Honor Tennesseans Who Have Given the Ultimate Sacrifice
May 14, 2008 Alexander Disappointed Senate Rejects GI Bill for Tennessee Veterans
April 23, 2008 Alexander Announces Updated GI Bill to Support Veterans, Including Tennessee Guard and Reserve Members Who Have Served in Iraq and Afghanistan
April 18, 2008 Alexander Backs Legislation Expanding Retirement Benefits For Guard And Reserve Veterans
March 20, 2008 Alexander Will Push for $10 Million in New Bond Authority to Refinance Distressed Subprime Mortgages
March 20, 2008 Alexander, Corker: Six New VA Clinics in Tennessee Will Boost Care of State's Veterans
March 20, 2008 Alexander, Corker: Six New VA Clinics In Tennessee Will Boost Care Of State's Veterans
Nov. 11, 2007 Alexander Statement Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2007 Alexander Statement Vote to Separate the Military Construction and Veterans Appropriations Conference Report from the Labor-HHS-Education ...
Nov. 1, 2007 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) "Veterans Day"
Sept. 27, 2007 "A Little Less Pluribus, and a Little More Unum"
May 25, 2007 Alexander Statement Memorial Day
Nov. 11, 2006 Statemnt of Senator Lamar Alexander Honoring Our Nation's Veterans
Nov. 14, 2005 Weekly Column of Senator Lamar Alexander - Veterans Day
June 30, 2005 Alexander, Frist Applaud $13.5 Million in Grant Funding for Tennessee State Veterans' Homes
Dec. 7, 2004 In Honor of the Arles Greene Family
Dec. 7, 2004 Edward H McDaniel American Legion Post No 22 Land Conveyance Act
Nov. 15, 2004 From the Senate Desk
June 7, 2004 From the Senate Desk
June 3, 2004 Tennessee Veterans
Nov. 11, 2003 Veterans Day
Nov. 10, 2003 From the Senate Desk
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