Senator Lamar Alexander's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
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7/25/16 Alexander: New Law Gives Tennessee Boost on Front Lines of Opioid Epidemic 7/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) - Requesting Changes to Banking Regulations 7/14/16 Alexander: Senate Democrats Continue to Block Defense Funding Bill 7/14/16 Senate GOP Labor Committee Leaders Introduce Resolutions to Block Administration Attack on Bipartisan Workplace Wellness Programs 7/14/16 Tennessee Gets Federal Boost to Fight Opioid Epidemic 7/14/16 Warren, Capito, Alexander, Bennet, Clark, Stivers Applaud Incorporation of Reducing Unused Medications Act in Final Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation 7/13/16 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations to Review the Budget Request and Funding Justification for the Nuclear Cruise Missile- Alexander Opening Statement 7/13/16 Alexander: Bill Expanding Shiloh National Military Park Protects Sites For Future Generations 7/13/16 Alexander: Bill Headed to President's Desk "Will Give Substantial Boost to Those Fighting on Front Lines of Opioid Epidemic" 7/13/16 Alexander: FAA Extension "Makes it Easier and Safer to Travel," Supports 172,000 Tennessee Jobs 7/13/16 Alexander: Recognizing Memphis Civil Rights Sites Important to Preserving Our Nation's Heritage 7/13/16 Thune Leads Senate REBOOT Members in Introducing Legislation to Improve Meaningful Use Program 7/12/16 Alexander: Energy Bill Supports Research at Oak Ridge National Lab for Basic Science, Supercomputers, and Nuclear Power 7/12/16 Alexander Proposes Solution to Biggest Basic Energy Research Problem -- How to Pay for It 7/11/16 Alexander: "Senate Should Finish Its Work on 21st Century Cures in September" 7/10/16 The 74- 74 Interview: Senator Lamar Alexander on Keeping ESSA From Becoming The Next Obamacare 7/08/16 Alexander: Democrats Block Bill That Would Have Raised Pay For Tennessee Service Members and Provide $900 Million for National Guard and Reserve Equipment 7/08/16 Alexander: House Passage of Conference Report "Puts Us One Step Closer to Providing a Substantial Boost to Those Fighting on Front Lines of Opioid Epidemic" 7/07/16 Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) Announces the Implementation of His Bill H.R. 4499, the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act 7/07/16 House-Senate Opioid Conference Report Finalized 7/07/16 Alexander: NIH Announcement Puts Vanderbilt "Front and Center in President's Precision Medicine Initiative" 7/07/16 Alexander Urges Nation's 3.4 Million Teachers to Say: "Mr. Secretary, Keep Your Hands off My Classroom" 7/07/16 Alexander Votes to Establish a National Standard for Informing Consumers about Bioengineered Food 7/06/16 Alexander Urges Senate, House, and White House to Support Opioid Conference Report, Provide "Substantial Boost to Those Fighting on Front Lines of Opioid Epidemic" 7/06/16 Alexander: Opioid Abuse Kills More Tennesseans Than Car Accidents or Gunshots 7/06/16 Johnson, Mooney and Alexander Praise Administration Plan to Remove Pain Management Measures from Medicare Payment Calculations 7/06/16 Alexander: Obama Administration Takes "East Tennessee Common Sense Advice," Will Remove Pain Management Questions from Medicare Payment Calculations 7/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic 6/30/16 GAO Criticizes Labor Department Over Failed FOIA Process 6/29/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, and The Honorable John Cornyn, Majority Whip - Urging Action on WRDA 6/29/16 Alexander: New FDA Cancer Center Brings "Exactly the Kind of Coordination Necessary" to Get More Individualized Treatments and Cures to Patients 6/29/16 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions- ESSA Implementation- Update from the U.S. Secretary of Education on Proposed Regulations, Opening Remarks 6/28/16 Alexander: No Excuse for Democrats' Partisan Blocking of Funds for Zika Virus and Veterans 6/27/16 Alexander: "Persuader" Rule Halted by District Court "Welcome News for American Workplaces" 6/24/16 Alexander: Shelby County Ozone Compliance is Good News for People's Health and Jobs in West Tennessee 6/24/16 Alexander: Anderson County Succeeding Despite "Steady Stream of Obama Administration's Anti-Jobs Regulations" 6/23/16 Alexander: Tennessean's Miraculous Eyesight Recovery Underscores Need for Congress to Pass 21st Century Cures Now 6/23/16 Alexander Votes to Continue Debate on Proposals to Stop Terrorists From Buying Guns While Protecting Americans' Second Amendment and Due Process Rights 6/23/16 Alexander on Supreme Court's Immigration Ruling 6/22/16 Alexander: Congress Needs to Enact Reforms to Ensure Seniors Can Count on Medicare to Pay Their Hospital Bills 6/16/16 Alexander Supports Funding Bills that Protect Tennessee's Outdoors, Keep EPA from Regulating Mud Puddles 6/15/16 Burr, Alexander: Government Watchdog Finds FDA Lacks Plan to Keep Pace with Science, Efficiently Review Life-Saving Medical Products 6/15/16 Alexander Amendment Would Stop Obama Administration's "Time-Wasting" Data Collection Rule it Plans to Impose on 61,000 Employers 6/15/16 THe Hill - Passing 'Cures' Bill Means Better Health Possible for Virtually Every American 6/15/16 National Defense Authorization Bill 6/15/16 The Hill: Passing 'Cures' Bill Means Better Health Possible for Virtually Every American 6/15/16 Alexander to Administration: Follow Law that Allows Working Parents to Choose Child Care Best for Their Child 6/14/16 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 6/14/16 Alexander Votes to Provide Military More Equipment, Training and Support 6/14/16 Alexander to Tennessee School Board Members: "New Education Law Puts Tennessee Back in Charge of Its Classrooms"

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