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Sept. 7, 2017 Alexander Votes for Additional $2 Billion Increase for Advances in Biomedical Research at National Institutes of Health Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 18, 2017 Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Alexander: Energy Research Deserves the Same Attention From Congress as Medical Research Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Alexander: Energy Research Deserves the Same Attention From Congress as Medical Research Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 9, 2017 Letter to Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, Dr. Kent Rochford, Acting Director of National Institute of Standards and Technology, Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., Acting Administrator of NASA, Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health, Dr. France Cordova, Director of the National Science Foundation, Benjamin Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Request for Job Loss Numbers Caused by Trump Budget at Science Agencies, Universities, and Laboratories Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
June 7, 2017 Alexander Praises House Energy and Commerce Committee Unanimous Passage of "Vital" FDA User Fee Agreements Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Funding for Department of Energy Research Programs Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 18, 2017 Republican Senators Express Support for Government-Sponsored Energy Research Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 5, 2017 Alexander Tells Cancer Researchers in Memphis: Congress Just Delivered $2 Billion Increase for Medical Research for 2nd Consecutive Year Sen. Lamar Alexander Memphis, TN
May 4, 2017 Alexander: Congress Delivers $2 Billion Increase in Funding for Medical Research for 2nd Consecutive Year; Restores Year-Round Pell Grants Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 2, 2017 Alexander: Congress Set to Deliver $2 Billion Increase in Funding for Medical Research for 2nd Consecutive Year; Restore Year-Round Pell Grants Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 1, 2017 Alexander: Energy and Water Appropriations Bill Provides Record Level of Funding for Energy Research, Vital Water Infrastructure Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Mike Simpson and the Hon. Ranking Member Marcy Kaptur of the House Appropriations Committee on Energy and Water Development - FY 2018 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Tom Cole and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Fetal Protections in Medical Research Rep. Diane Black Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, & Education - Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, & Education - Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Continue to Support Space Exploration Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2016 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2016 Alexander: Senate on Track to Pass "Most Important Bill of the Year" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 Cohen and Duncan-Sponsored EUREKA Act Passes House as Part of 21st Century Cures Act Rep. John Duncan Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 Cohen and Duncan-Sponsored EUREKA Act Passes House as Part of 21st Century Cures Act Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 Alexander: House Passes "Most Important Legislation of the Year" by an Overwhelming Margin, 392 to 26 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives - Call for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health for Fiscal Year 2017 Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives - Call for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health for Fiscal Year 2017 Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories Rep. Scott DesJarlais Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2016 Alexander: Future of Nuclear Power Important to Memphis, TVA's Largest Customer Sen. Lamar Alexander Memphis, TN
Sept. 30, 2016 Letter to the Hon. MIchael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration; the Hon. Deborah L. James, Sec. of the U.S. Air Force and the Hon. Charles Bolden, Administrator of NASA - Robust, Domestic Commercial Space Launch Rep. Charles Fleischmann Unknown
Sept. 20, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Opening Statement on "Laboratory Testing in the Era of Precision Medicine" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Alexander Proposes Solution to Biggest Basic Energy Research Problem -- How to Pay for It Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 11, 2016 Alexander: "Senate Should Finish Its Work on 21st Century Cures in September" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Alexander: NIH Announcement Puts Vanderbilt "Front and Center in President's Precision Medicine Initiative" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Biomedical Research 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 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 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 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
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 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 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 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 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
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
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 Innovation Project 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 Ms. Linda Tracy, President, Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. - 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
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 Dr. Ben Van Handel, Executive Director, Novogenix Laboratories, LLC - 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 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Opening Statement of Sen. Lamar Alexander, Hearing on 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
Dec. 4, 2014 House Votes To Designate Oak Ridge Manhattan Project Site As National Historical Park Rep. Charles Fleischmann Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 House Votes To Designate Oak Ridge Manhattan Project Site As National Historical Park Sen. Lamar Alexander 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 Cooper Joins Effort to Boost Funding to Public Health Agencies Rep. Jim Cooper 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. 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
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