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June 15, 2016 Burr, Alexander: Government Watchdog Finds FDA Lacks Plan to Keep Pace with Science, Efficiently Review Life-Saving Medical Products Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 The Hill: Passing 'Cures' Bill Means Better Health Possible for Virtually Every American Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
June 9, 2016 Alexander Votes for Bill to Restore Year-Round Pell Grants, Calling it "the Most Important News for College Students from Congress So Far This Year" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Alexander: Senate Bill to Spur Treatments, Cures for Patients Would Be "Most Important Legislation This Year" Sen. Lamar Alexander Kingsport, TN
April 28, 2016 Letter to Ms. Cate Dyer, Founder and CEO, StemExpress - Production of Documents Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Congressmen Cohen and Duncan Introduce Bill to Help Find Treatment and Cure for Alzheimer's Disease Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 6, 2016 Senate Health Committee Approves Last of 19 Bipartisan Bills, Completing Work on Companion to House-Passed 21st Century Cures Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 30, 2016 Select Investigative Panel Issues 12 New Subpoenas to Fetal Tissue Procurement Organizations Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee-Alzheimer's Programs Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Blackburn Chides Democrats for Exaggerating Importance of Fetal Tissue Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Senate Health Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to Help FDA and NIH "Attract Top Talent During This Exciting Time in Science" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 9, 2016 Alexander: Biomedical Innovation Would be the Most Important Bill Signed into Law this Year Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Fleischmann, Hearing on the Department of Energy's Science Account FY 2017 Budget Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Hearing of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Blackburn, Hearing on Bioethics and Fetal Tissue Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Alexander: $1.2 Million NIH Award to Vanderbilt is "Good News for Millions Who Will Benefit from Personalized Medicine" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2016 Senate Health Committee Kicks Off Its Biomedical Innovation Agenda, Passing 7 Bills with Bipartisan Support Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2016 Cohen Reacts to President Obama's State Of The Union Address Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Jan. 19, 2016 Chairman Alexander Announces Committee Schedule for "Step by Step" Consideration of Biomedical Innovation Bills Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy - Expand HIV Prevention Funding For Rural & Suburban Areas In Deep South States Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy - Expand HIV Prevention Funding For Rural & Suburban Areas In Deep South States Rep. Diane Black Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America - Human Tissue Sale and/or Donation Rep. Marsha Blackburn Unknown
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to Ms. Linda Tracy, President, Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. - Human Tissue Sale and/or Donation Rep. Marsha Blackburn Unknown
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to Dr. Ben Van Handel, Executive Director, Novogenix Laboratories, LLC - Human Tissue Sale and/or Donation Rep. Marsha Blackburn Unknown
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to Ms. Cate Dyer, Founder and CEO, StemExpress - Human Tissue Sale and/or Donation Rep. Marsha Blackburn Unknown
June 19, 2015 Cooper Praises NIH's Rule as a Major Victory for Women's Health Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
June 17, 2015 Cohen Announces Nearly $3 Million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Senators Introduce Bill to Put U.S. on Path to Double Basic Energy Research Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Continuing America's Leadership: Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine for Patients Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Continuing America's Leadership: The Future of Medical Innovation for Patients Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 As Polio Survivor, Cohen's Stresses Importance of Vaccinations at Latest "Building a Healthier Memphis" Wellness Event Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
March 26, 2015 Alexander, Murray Introduce Budget Amendment to Ensure Cutting-Edge Medical Treatments Reach American Patients Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Continuing America's Leadership: Advancing Research and Development for Patients Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
March 10, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Continuing America's Leadership in Medical Innovation for Patients Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2015 Senators Alexander, Murray Comment on Chairman Upton's Discussion Document for the "21st Century Cures" Initiative Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2015 Alexander Statement on State of the Union Address Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2015 National Institutes of Health Funding Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Roll Call - Restoring Scientific Integrity to Government Decision-Making Rep. Stephen Fincher Unknown
Dec. 4, 2014 House Votes To Designate Oak Ridge Manhattan Project Site As National Historical Park Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 House Votes To Designate Oak Ridge Manhattan Project Site As National Historical Park Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Harkin, Alexander Applaud Senate Passage of Bipartisan Ebola Treatments Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Harkin, Alexander Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Ebola Treatments Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Urging Restoration of NIH Funding in Lame Duck Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Answers on Ebola Response Efforts Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2014 Cooper Joins Effort to Boost Funding to Public Health Agencies Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Oct. 14, 2014 The Daily Herald - U.S. House of Representatives District 7 Rep. Marsha Blackburn Unknown
Sept. 23, 2014 Cooper Praises Funding to Fight Gender Bias in Medicine Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2014 Newsletter: President Nominates Memphian Ron Walter Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
Aug. 22, 2014 Newsletter: Stopping the Excessive Use of Police Force Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
July 29, 2014 Committee's #RecordofSuccess Grows With Three More Bipartisan Bills Passed By the House Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
May 24, 2014 Cohen Announces $8 Million Federal Contract to Help St. Jude Prevent Flu Outbreaks Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Cancer Research Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Cohen Announces Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Alexander: End Wind Subsidies, Double Energy Research, Create Jobs Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $380,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2014 Roll Call: Restoring Scientific Integrity to Government Decision-Making Rep. Stephen Fincher Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $1.5 Million for University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
Sept. 5, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $1.4 Million for University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
Aug. 15, 2013 Cohen Highlights Need to Refocus on American Priorities Instead of Overseas Spending Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Cohen Introduces Research First Act to Protect Efforts to Find Cures for Debilitating Diseases Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 16, 2013 The Hill - President's Status Quo Budget Punts on Reform, Doubles Down on Failed Policies Rep. Diane Black Unknown
April 8, 2013 Cohen Statement on Rally Held by Cancer and Medical Researchers to Protest Federal Funding Cuts Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
March 28, 2013 Blackburn Touts Tennessee's Innovative and Creative Industries Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
March 21, 2013 Alexander Praises Committee Passage of Boxer-Coburn Bill to Allow Research on Organ Transplants Between HIV-positive Individuals Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Introduction of the Sound of Science Act of 2013 Rep. Stephen Fincher Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Alexander Praises Committee Passage of Animal Drug User Fee Agreements Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Alexander Praises Committee Passage of Boxer-Coburn Bill to Allow Research on Organ Transplants Between HIV-positive Individuals Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2013 Cohen: St. Jude Receives $306K for Research Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2012 STEM Jobs Act Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
Sept. 10, 2012 The Washington Post - It's Time to Get Serious About Science Rep. Jim Cooper Unknown
July 31, 2012 Next Frontier in High-Performance Computing to Usher in New Chapter in Scientific Discovery Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act Rep. Stephen Fincher Washington, DC
June 29, 2012 Corker, Blumenthal, Gingrey: FDA User Fee Reauthorization Including GAIN Act to Become Law Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
June 26, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 24, 2012 Corker, Blumenthal, Gingrey Praise Senate Passage of Gain Act in FDA User Fee Reauthorization Bill Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 11, 2012 Cohen Joins LeMoyne-Owen College Officials to Announce Details of a $700,000 Grant Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
April 25, 2012 Rep. Jim Cooper, Broad Coalition Hatch "Golden Goose" Award Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2011 Fincher Bill Honoring M.D. Anderson Passes Senate Rep. Stephen Fincher Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2011 Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011 Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2011 Blumenthal, Corker Introduce Bill To Combat Antibiotic Resistant "Superbugs" Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2011 Cohen Announces More Than $1.5 Million for University of Memphis Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2011 Cohen Announces $590K for Research at University of Tennessee Health Science Center Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2010 Cohen Votes to Support COMPETES Act Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 28, 2010 Cohen Adds Engineering Curriculum Amendment to America COMPETES Reauthorization Ac Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2010 National And Commercial Space Programs Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
July 9, 2009 Alexander, Corker Announce Support For Pellissippi Centre Project That Will Create Jobs In The Oak Ridge Corridor Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
July 8, 2009 Enhancing Small Business Research And Innovation Act Of 2009 Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
June 15, 2009 Defence Officials Bungling Sattellite System Rep. John Duncan Washington, DC
March 26, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Enhancing Investor Protection And The Regulation Of Securities Markets - Part II Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
Sept. 2, 2008 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Why Not Call It the "Oak Ridge Corridor"? Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
July 30, 2008 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
May 21, 2008 Money Would be Better Spent to Find Cures and Treatment for Diseases, Not for More Weapons of Mass Destruction Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 14, 2008 Fund Science, Not Weapons of War Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 3, 2008 Alexander, Corker Call $65 Million Supercomputing Grant for University of Tennessee an Historic Scientific Investment that will Benefit the State's Economy Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
April 3, 2008 Alexander, Corker Call $65 Million Supercomputing Grant for University of Tennessee an Historic Scientific Investment that will Benefit the State's Economy Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 13, 2008 Alexander Statement on Passage of the Bingaman-Alexander Budget Amendment Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
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