Senator Lamar Alexander's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
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5/21/15 Seven Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Double Basic Energy Research 5/21/15 FY2016 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Approved by Committee 5/21/15 Alexander, Murray Announce Higher Education Act Reauthorization Working Groups 5/20/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Exploring Institutional Risk-sharing 5/19/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 5/19/15 Alexander Praises Tennessee and Other State, Federal Health Officials for Quick Response to Deadly 2012 Meningitis Outbreak 5/19/15 Subcommittee Approves FY2016 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill 5/15/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity to Businesses Before Enforcing Menu Labeling Rule 5/14/15 Alexander to NLRB Chair: Board Seems to be Moving to Undermine State Right-to-Work Laws 5/13/15 Bipartisan Student Loan Reforms Drop Student Loan Rates for Next School Year 5/12/15 Senators Introduce Port Transparency Bill in Wake of Prolonged West Coast Ports Strife 5/12/15 Senators Introduce Port Transparency Bill in Wake of Prolonged West Coast Ports Strife 5/12/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Give Public More Time to Weigh in on Proposed Rule that Could Restrict Access to Retirement Advice 5/08/15 Alexander: Congress Showing Bipartisan Interest in "Weeding the Garden" of Bad Laws, Regulations 5/07/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Federal Agencies' Use of Regulatory Guidance 5/06/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. 5/06/15 Senate, House Committee Leaders Urge Passage of Legislation to End NLRB's Ambush Elections 5/06/15 Alexander and Bennet Introduce Resolution Recognizing 16th Annual National Charter Schools Week 5/05/15 Continuing America's Leadership: Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine for Patients 5/05/15 Senate Democrats Block Vote on Overriding Veto of Resolution to Stop Ambush Elections Rule 4/30/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity, Certainty on Biosimilar Drug Approval Process 4/29/15 Letter to the Commissioners of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission - Strengthen Medicaid 4/29/15 Alexander Statement on Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling that Puts Check on EEOC 4/29/15 Alexander, Murray Announce Working Group to Identify Ways to Improve Electronic Health Records 4/28/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Continuing America's Leadership: The Future of Medical Innovation for Patients 4/21/15 Alexander Says He Will Fight NLRB Attempt to Undermine State Right-to-Work Laws 4/21/15 Strong Support for Bipartisan Legislative Agreement to "Fix No Child Left Behind" 4/16/15 Alexander: Unanimous Committee Passage of Bipartisan Agreement to Fix No Child Left Behind Shows Consensus on Urgent Need to Fix the Law and How to Fix It 4/16/15 BIPARTISAN NCLB FIX PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE: Murray Calls for Continued Bipartisan Work to Move Bill Through Senate, Get Signed into Law 4/14/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Executive Session 4/14/15 Alexander Votes to End Threat of Payment Cuts to Doctors Who Serve Medicare Patients 4/14/15 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 4/14/15 Senate, House Leaders Continue Fight Against Ambush Union Elections 4/07/15 Alexander, Murray Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Fixing "No Child Left Behind" 4/02/15 Alexander Statement on Iran 3/31/15 Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Climate Announcement 3/31/15 Senate, House Leaders Denounce President's Veto of Joint Resolution to Stop NLRB Ambush Election Rule 3/31/15 House, Senate Leaders Denounce President's Veto of Joint Resolution to Stop NLRB Ambush Election Rule 3/27/15 Alexander Votes for Senate Budget Resolution 3/26/15 Alexander Cosponsors Budget Amendment to Reimburse States for Reopening National Parks During 2013 Federal Government Shutdown 3/26/15 Alexander, Corker Praise House Passage of Bill to Permanently End the Formula Threatening Medicare Payment Cuts to Physicians 3/26/15 Alexander, Murray Introduce Budget Amendment to Ensure Cutting-Edge Medical Treatments Reach American Patients 3/26/15 Alexander, Murray Introduce Budget Amendment to Ensure Cutting-Edge Medical Treatments Reach American Patients 3/25/15 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - U.S. Department of Energy FY 2016 Budget 3/25/15 Alexander Votes to Make it Simpler, Easier for Students to Repay Loans 3/24/15 Bipartisan Senate Coalition Introduces Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation 3/24/15 National Nuclear Security Administration 3/24/15 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Continuing America's Leadership: Advancing Research and Development for Patients 3/23/15 Alexander Seeks Input from Higher Ed Community on Accreditation, Risk Sharing, and Consumer Information 3/23/15 Alexander Statement on Five-Year Anniversary of Obamacare