Senator Lamar Alexander's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Lamar Alexander
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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8/27/14 Alexander: GM Investment One More Sign "Tennessee is the Best State for New Auto Jobs" 8/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Release Obamacare Enrollment Data 8/25/14 Alexander: Department of Transportation Should Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Airplanes 8/22/14 Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Announcement on Contraception Mandate 8/22/14 The Hill - Alexander: Obama Goes Around Congress to Help "Big Wind' 8/22/14 Senators Release Discussion Draft of Bill to Speed FDA Review of Life-Saving Sunscreen Ingredients 8/22/14 Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Announcement on Contraception Mandate 8/21/14 Alexander: New IRS Guidelines for Wind Subsidy Waste More Taxpayer Dollars 8/21/14 Alexander Condemns ISIS Following Beheading of American Journalist 8/20/14 Alexander: Gallup Poll Shows Americans Don't Want a National School Board 8/20/14 The Hill - Public Turns on Obama's Education Policies 8/19/14 Alexander: IRS Mishandling of Medical Device Tax Hurts Tennessee Companies, Costs Jobs 8/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts 8/12/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - GAO Study on Education Department's Waiver Requirements 8/07/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Expanded Access to Federal Offshore Areas is Absolutely Vital 8/01/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Immediately Release Guidance on Biosimilar Drugs 7/31/14 Alexander Statement on GAO Report Detailing Administration's Obamacare Website Failures 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Unaccompanied Alien Children in Tennessee 7/31/14 Alexander Insists on Answers from President on Unaccompanied Alien Children in Tennessee 7/31/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Demanding Answers on CMS Contracts for HealthCare.gov 7/30/14 Alexander Votes Against Obama Border Proposal 7/30/14 The National Review Online - Repeal Davis-Bacon 7/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela 7/29/14 Alexander on NLRB General Counsel Ruling McDonald's Shares Responsibility for Franchisees' Employees 7/29/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Consumers and Jobs 7/24/14 Alexander: States are Leading in Higher Education Innovation, Washington Getting in the Way 7/24/14 Alexander: Administration's Ivory Regulations Could "Take Away Our Guns" 7/22/14 Alexander on Federal Appeals Court Striking Down Obamacare Subsidies for Tennesseans, Americans in 36 States 7/22/14 Highway Trust Fund 7/18/14 Weekly Column by Lamar Alexander: "Protecting Religious Freedom" 7/17/14 Alexander Cosponsors Bill to Repeal Davis-Bacon Act, Save Taxpayers Billions Each Year 7/16/14 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Address Border Crisis 7/16/14 Executive Session 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Alexander on Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision: "Senate Democrats Are Proposing to Carve a Giant Hole Out of America's Religious Freedom" 7/15/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Wage Hike at Fast Food Restaurants on Military Bases May Lead to Restaurant Closings 7/15/14 Alexander on Volkswagen's Announcement That It Will Build Midsize SUV in Chattanooga 7/14/14 Alexander: Volkswagen Announcement "Confirms Tennessee's Status as the Most Attractive State for New Auto Jobs" 7/14/14 The Tennessean - Sen. Alexander Praises Work of Sumner Co. Schools Group 7/14/14 The Hill - Alexander: Stop Obama's 'National School Board' 7/11/14 Weekly Column by Lamar Alexander: "Propose a Serious Plan of Action to Secure the Border" 7/11/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures 7/10/14 Alexander Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Administration's Over-Regulation of Legal Ivory Trade 7/10/14 Alexander to Obama Administration: Propose a Serious Plan to Secure the Border 7/10/14 GAO Undercover Investigation Raises Questions About Pension Advance Companies' Business Practices 7/10/14 Alexander Cosponsors Amendment to Extend Second Amendment Rights on Federal Recreational Lands 7/10/14 Alexander: House Sends Job Training Bill to President's Desk "That Will Help Tennessee Attract More High Quality, Good Paying Jobs" 7/09/14 Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act 7/09/14 Alexander: Secure the Border Now, with National Guard if Necessary 7/09/14 Overhaul of America's Job Training Programs Headed to President's Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress