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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
Date Title
Oct. 3, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Education Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Lamar Alexander, Hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act
Oct. 2, 2017 Tennessee Education Commissioner McQueen to Testify to Congress Tomorrow about State's New Education Plan Under New Law that Alexander Sponsored
April 26, 2017 Alexander: President's Directive Ensures Faithful Implementation of the Law that Restored Local Control of Classrooms
March 3, 2017 Lebanon Democrat - Fixing Education Regulation that Goes Against the Law
July 10, 2016 The 74 - 74 Interview: Senator Lamar Alexander on Keeping ESSA From Becoming The Next Obamacare
June 29, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Lamar Alexander, Hearing on the Update from the U.S. Secretary of Education on Proposed Regulations
May 19, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hon. John King, Secretary of the Department of Education - On School Bathroom Edict
May 18, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee - Chairman Alexander's Statement on "ESSA Implementation:Perspectives from Education Stakeholders"
May 13, 2016 Chairman Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Guidance
May 11, 2016 Alexander, Kline: Nonpartisan Government Analysis Confirms Education Department's Proposed Regulation Is Against the Law
May 5, 2016 Alexander: New Education Law Means Blount County is Back in Charge of Its Classrooms
Feb. 21, 2016 Alexander Thanks Governors for "Leading Charge to Fix No Child Left Behind"
Feb. 11, 2016 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015--Conference Report
Feb. 11, 2016 Every Child Succeeds Act
Dec. 16, 2015 Alexander: Obamacare Waiver Guidance is "Not Much Flexibility, Not Much Relief"
Dec. 11, 2015 The Tennessean - Law ends Common Core mandate, strengthens local control
Dec. 10, 2015 President Signs Bill to Reform K-12 Education
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act
Oct. 27, 2015 No Child Left Behind Reform
July 15, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
July 8, 2015 The Tennessean - Let's Fix No Child Left Behind, End Common Core Mandate
July 8, 2015 Washington Examiner: Lamar Alexander: Senate Needs to 'Show Some Humility' on Education
April 7, 2015 Alexander, Murray Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Fixing "No Child Left Behind"
Jan. 26, 2015 Congressional Quarterly - States' Rights Are Back
Jan. 22, 2015 It's Time to Fix No Child Left Behind
Jan. 13, 2015 The Daily Times - Alexander Seeks Final Repayment for State, Counties, Reopening Smokies Park in 2013 Shutdown
Jan. 12, 2015 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Reimburse States for Reopening National Parks during 2013 Federal Government Shutdown
Nov. 19, 2014 Marketplace Fairness Act
Oct. 8, 2014 The Hill - Alexander: Schools Need "Freedom from Washington'
Sept. 18, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Calling for Administration Transparency on Health Law's Medicaid Changes
Aug. 20, 2014 Alexander: Gallup Poll Shows Americans Don't Want a National School Board
July 31, 2014 Alexander Insists on Answers from President on Unaccompanied Alien Children in Tennessee
July 24, 2014 Alexander: States are Leading in Higher Education Innovation, Washington Getting in the Way
July 14, 2014 The Hill - Alexander: Stop Obama's 'National School Board'
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 12, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 20, 2014 Strong Start for America's Children Act
Feb. 5, 2014 Alexander Cosponsors Legislation to Make the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Permanent
Feb. 4, 2014 Remarks Before the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Nov. 5, 2013 Alexander, Corker Introduce Bill to Allow Hickman, Perry and Wayne Counties to Participate in Appalachian Regional Commission
July 30, 2013 Bipartisan Nuclear Waste Bill Moves Forward in Committee
May 17, 2013 Alexander Brokers Deal to Keep Open Hatcheries That Produce 60 Percent of Trout Stocked in Tennessee
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 22, 2013 Alexander: Legislation Would "Support States' Rights," Letting States Treat Taxpayers, Businesses Fairly
April 9, 2013 Alexander: Allow States to Return Federal Money to Fight Out-of-Control Spending, Reduce Debt
March 21, 2013 Alexander: "Not a Single Cent" Should Go to Enforce Invalid NLRB Decisions
March 13, 2013 Letter to Dr. Chaudhry and Dr. Talmage - Develop Medical Licensure Portability Proposal
March 5, 2013 Sequestration
March 5, 2013 February 2013 Newsletter
Aug. 1, 2012 Senators Testify in Favor of Marketplace Fairness Act
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