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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee of the House Education and Workforce Committee - The Effects of the President's Health Care Law on Indiana's Classrooms and Workplaces Rep. David Roe Greenfield, IN
Aug. 20, 2014 Alexander: Gallup Poll Shows Americans Don't Want a National School Board Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2014 Newsletter: Defending the President Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
July 30, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Help Reduce Teacher Shortages Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Cohen: Democrats' New "Jumpstart" Action Plan Will Put Middle Class First, Create Jobs, and Help Students Succeed Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
June 16, 2014 As Tennessean Wins $260 Million Powerball Jackpot, Cohen Highlights Lottery's Benefits for Students Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
June 12, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 20, 2014 Strong Start for America's Children Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 15, 2014 Alexander: "No National School Board for 3- and 4-Year Olds" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Reformed Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Workforce Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
April 19, 2014 Sen. Alexander Delivers Weekly Republican Address Sen. Lamar Alexander Nashville, TN
April 10, 2014 Alexander to Introduce Early Childhood Education Bill to Let States Decide How Best to Use Federal Dollars Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 24, 2014 The Daily Herald - Rep. DesJarlais talks Tenn. issues Rep. Scott DesJarlais Unknown
March 13, 2014 Childcare Development Block Grants Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2014 Alexander: The "Scholarships for Kids" Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
Feb. 17, 2014 Alexander on Five-Year Anniversary of "Stimulus': Better Plan Would Have Been to Liberate Free Enterprise System Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2014 Alexander: "Question Is Not Whether, But How Best" to Make Early Childhood Education Widely Available Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2014 Alexander on Tomorrow's State of the Union Address: "Real Answer" to Income Inequality Is to Liberate Free Enterprise System from "Big, Wet Blanket" of Obama Regulations Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Dec. 23, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $13 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2013 Alexander Statement on EPA Announcement Today of Proposed Carbon Regulations Sen. Lamar Alexander Nashville, TN
Aug. 20, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $3.5 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 14, 2013 Young People in Memphis Choosing Occupations that Help Others Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 9, 2013 Our Education System Needs Help Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
April 18, 2013 Harkin Statement on Adoption of Mental Health Amendment Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 14, 2013 The Tennessean - TN Worker Training Program Questioned Rep. Diane Black Unknown
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
April 10, 2013 Harkin, Alexander Urge Senate to Pass Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Senators Introduce the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 29, 2013 Herald Citizen - Congressman Gets Feedback on Immigration Issues Rep. Diane Black Cookeville, TN
March 26, 2013 Gallatin News Examiner - Black Tells Local Leaders Immigration Reform is Near Rep. Diane Black Unknown
March 23, 2013 Alexander Votes Against Senate Democrats' Budget, Saying it Makes "Young Americans the Debt-Paying Generation" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 22, 2013 Alexander Amendment Would "Help States and School Districts Pay Teachers More for Teaching Well" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 21, 2013 Alexander, McConnell, Landrieu Charter-School Amendment Would Replicate Best Charter Schools Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 15, 2013 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
March 15, 2013 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of SKILLS Act Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2013 Alexander Elected by Republican Colleagues to Top Spot on Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 30, 2012 Uninterrupted Scholars Act Rep. David Roe Unknown
Aug. 24, 2012 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Funding Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
July 19, 2012 Politics and Government Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 26, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 14, 2012 Appropriations Committee Rejects D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Funding Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 8, 2012 Cohen Introduces Education Funding Equity Act Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 16, 2012 Senators Coons, Alexander Introduce Bill to Keep Foreign-Born U.S. Grad Students Here "Instead of Sending Them Home to Create Jobs in Other Countries" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 9, 2012 Student Loans Latest Casualty of Politics Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
May 7, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 19, 2012 Udall Joins Senate, House Colleagues in Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication Rep. Jim Cooper Unknown
April 18, 2012 Black Introduces Legislation to Combat Education Tax Fraud Rep. Diane Black Washington, DC
March 8, 2012 Alexander: "We're One Budget Year Away From a Ticking Time Bomb in the States" as Governors Try to Comply With Health Care Law Mandates Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2012 Hearing of the House Education and Workforce Committee - Health Care Challenges Facing Pennsylvania's Workers and Job Creators Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2012 Hearing of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "Health Care Challenges Facing Pennsylvania's Workers and Job Creators" Rep. David Roe Unknown
Feb. 15, 2012 Committee Leaders Voice Support for K-12 Education Reform Bills Rep. Scott DesJarlais Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2012 Committee Leaders Voice Support for K-12 Education Reform Bills Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2012 Kline Statement on President's Budget Proposal Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2012 Duncan Praises Release from Education Law Rep. John Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2012 Corker Welcomes Approval of Education Waiver for Tennessee Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2012 Lowering Tuition Costs Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2012 Education Week - NCLB Lessons Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
Feb. 2, 2012 Hearing of the House Education and Workforce Committee - Examining the Challenges Facing the PBGC and Defined Benefit Pension Plans Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2012 NCLB Lessons - It Is Time for Washington to Get Out of the Way Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
Dec. 6, 2011 Work Well Together Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2011 House and Senate Education Leaders Respond to President's Head Start Announcement Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2011 Fixing No Child Left Behind to Give States and Local Districts Greater Flexibility… Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2011 Want Economic Growth? Invest in Education. Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2011 Alexander: "Committee Vote Is First Step in Getting Washington Out of the Business of Deciding Whether Schools Are Succeeding or Failing" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2011 Education Reform Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2011 Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2011 Hearing of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Regulations, Costs, and Uncertainty in Employer Provided Health Care Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2011 Alexander Offers Amendment Restoring "Performance-Based Compensation" to Teacher Incentive Fund Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2011 Alexander, Burr, Isakson, Kirk Introduce Series of Bills to "Fix" No Child Left Behind Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2011 Roe Statement on H.R. 2218, Empowering Parents Through Quality Charter Schools Actt Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Aug. 23, 2011 Maryville Daily Times - Sen. Lamar Alexander Gets Top Votes on YouTube Sen. Lamar Alexander
Aug. 22, 2011 Back to School Rep. Stephen Fincher Unknown
Aug. 18, 2011 The Commercial Appeal - U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher Describes His Fact-Finding Trip to Israel as Educational... Rep. Stephen Fincher Unknown
Aug. 8, 2011 Newsletter Archive - Volume 8, Issue 8 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2011 Amending the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. John Duncan Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Diane Black Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Scott DesJarlais Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan Rep. Stephen Fincher Washington, DC
July 28, 2011 Alexander: Federal Law Should Not Choose "A Single Right Answer for National Education Reform" for All States Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 26, 2011 Hearing of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Redefining 'Fiduciary': Assessing the Impact of the Labor Department's Proposal on Workers and Retirees Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
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