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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

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: Announced, 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
Feb. 5, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Make the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Permanent
Feb. 4, 2014 Remarks Before the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Nov. 5, 2013 Alexander, Corker Introduce Bill to Allow Hickman, Perry and Wayne Counties to Participate in Appalachian Regional Commission
July 30, 2013 Bipartisan Nuclear Waste Bill Moves Forward in Committee
May 17, 2013 Alexander Brokers Deal to Keep Open Hatcheries That Produce 60 Percent of Trout Stocked in Tennessee
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 22, 2013 Alexander: Legislation Would "Support States' Rights," Letting States Treat Taxpayers, Businesses Fairly
April 9, 2013 Alexander: Allow States to Return Federal Money to Fight Out-of-Control Spending, Reduce Debt
March 21, 2013 Alexander: "Not a Single Cent" Should Go to Enforce Invalid NLRB Decisions
March 13, 2013 Letter to Dr. Chaudhry and Dr. Talmage - Develop Medical Licensure Portability Proposal
March 5, 2013 February 2013 Newsletter
March 5, 2013 Sequestration
Aug. 1, 2012 Senators Testify in Favor of Marketplace Fairness Act
May 16, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - Time for a Medicaid-Education Grand Swap
Aug. 4, 2010 Colloquy between Senators Judd Gregg and Lamar Alexander on FMAP/Education Funding to States
July 6, 2010 Alexander Statement on Obama Administration's Lawsuit Against Arizona
Feb. 26, 2009 Alexander Statement on Passage of D.C. Voting Rights Act
April 28, 2008 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - "Washington Can Learn From State Legislators"
March 11, 2008 Alexander Calls for Safety Repairs at Center Hill Dam
Feb. 18, 2008 Alexander: "Aiding 2,352 Unicoi County Students a Top Priority"
Nov. 1, 2007 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander November 4, 2007
Jan. 17, 2007 Alexander Opposes native Hawaiian Legislation
Jan. 17, 2007 Native Hawaiian Reorganization Act
June 9, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 19, 2004 Alexander, Frist Applaud Grant Funding to Aid Tennessee Fire Departments
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