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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Sept. 12, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement Reached to Reform Child Care & Development Block Grant Program
July 14, 2014 The Tennessean - Sen. Alexander Praises Work of Sumner Co. Schools Group
May 21, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Backlog of Medicaid Applications Due to HealthCare.gov Challenges
April 28, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 7, 2014 Alexander Statement on Unemployment Benefits Vote
March 27, 2014 Alexander Statement on Unemployment Benefits Vote
March 13, 2014 Senate Passes Child Care Bill Co-Authored by Alexander By Vote of 97-1
March 12, 2014 Senate Begins Debate on Child Care Bill Co-Authored by Alexander
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. 18, 2014 Alexander Statement on CBO Report that Minimum Wage Bill Could Cost as Many as 1 Million Jobs
Feb. 6, 2014 Alexander Statement on Unemployment Benefits Vote
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 16, 2014 Entire Tennessee Delegation Writes CMS in Support of TennCare Waiver Request
Jan. 13, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 5, 2014 Alexander Statement on Upcoming Senate Vote on Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 18, 2013 Burr, Mikulski, Harkin, Alexander Applaud Committee Passage of Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, Quality Child Care
Sept. 17, 2013 Alexander, Corker Say CBO Long-Term Deficit Report Reinforces Need for Entitlement Reform
Sept. 16, 2013 Alexander: "The President's Policies are Hurting American Workers"
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
June 5, 2013 Mikulski, Burr, Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block Grant to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable, Quality Child Care
March 23, 2013 Alexander Votes Against Senate Democrats' Budget, Saying it Makes "Young Americans the Debt-Paying Generation"
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Alexander-Corker Amendment Would End Federal Government's Practice of Stalling State Requests for Medicaid Flexibility
March 21, 2013 Alexander, McConnell, Landrieu Charter-School Amendment Would Replicate Best Charter Schools
March 21, 2013 Alexander-Paul School Choice Amendment Allows Federal Dollars to Follow Low-Income Children to Schools They Attend
March 6, 2013 Alexander: Health Care Law "Loading Up Employers With Costs That Make it More Expensive to Hire," Keeping Unemployment High
Feb. 27, 2013 Alexander: Out-of-Control Spending Jeopardizes Advanced Research, U.S. Position as Leader in Innovation
Jan. 31, 2013 Alexander, Corker Urge Congress to Focus on Making Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security Solvent
Jan. 23, 2013 Fiscal Responsibility
Dec. 28, 2012 Alexander, Corker: When the Dust Settles, Federal Income Taxes Will Not Increase for Almost All Americans Next Year
Nov. 2, 2012 Alexander on October Jobs Report: "Surely We Can Do Better Than This"
Sept. 7, 2012 Alexander Statement on August Jobs Report
June 14, 2012 Appropriations Committee Rejects D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Funding
June 5, 2012 Letter The Honorable Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
June 1, 2012 Alexander: Jobs Report is the "Result of 3 ½ Years of Bad Policies That Have Made a Struggling Economy Worse"
May 17, 2012 Letter to Leader Reid
May 16, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - Time for a Medicaid-Education Grand Swap
May 7, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
March 30, 2012 Wall Street Journal: ObamaCare Will Punish State Budgets
March 30, 2012 Weekly Column: Health Care Law
March 30, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - ObamaCare Will Punish State Budgets
March 27, 2012 Alexander: Health Care Law a "Ticking Time Bomb for State Budgets, College Students, Businesses, and People with Employer Health Insurance"
March 26, 2012 Health Care
Feb. 6, 2012 Urging the President to Stop Overcharging Students, Stop New Medicaid Mandates that Raise Tuition
Dec. 17, 2011 Alexander Statement on Keystone XL, Omnibus Votes
Oct. 5, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 3, 2011 Alexander Sponsors Legislation to Stop Washington from Forcing States to "Spend Money They Don't Have"
Dec. 9, 2010 Knoxville News Sentinel: Tennessee GOP lawmakers support Obama's tax plan
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Aug. 4, 2010 Colloquy between Senators Judd Gregg and Lamar Alexander on FMAP/Education Funding to States
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