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Chairman Alexander Statement on White House Higher Education Reform Proposal
Chairman Alexander Statement on White House Higher Education Reform Proposal

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement on the Trump Administration's Higher Education Reform Proposal:

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Alexander: President Trump Can Use Funding Already Approved By Congress to Build Border Wall
Alexander: President Trump Can Use Funding Already Approved By Congress to Build Border Wall

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Monday reiterated that President Trump already has congressional funding authority to build the wall he wants on the Southern border without resorting to a "dangerous national emergency precedent."

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Senator Alexander Statement on National Emergency Announcement
Senator Alexander Statement on National Emergency Announcement

Alexander voted on February 14th for legislation that Congress passed and the president will sign that made a "significant down payment on border security."

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Senator Lamar Alexander Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Senator Lamar Alexander Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh

"Judge Kavanaugh denies under oath Dr. Ford's account of an alleged incident 36 years ago. The FBI has conducted six background investigations of Judge Kavanaugh since that alleged incident and found no such conduct. Every person Dr. Ford alleges was present at the incident says under penalty of a felony it didn't happen."

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Statuate of Limitations could be abolished for those who sexually abuse children in TN
Statuate of Limitations could be abolished for those who sexually abuse children in TN

A bill moved forward by State Representative Mike Sparks and Senator Bill Ketron could eventually abolish the statute of limitations in Tennessee against those who sexually abuse children.

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Senator Reeves Appointed to Committees
Senator Reeves Appointed to Committees

State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) has been appointed to two key committees in the Tennessee Senate.

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New Rules from the Department of Labor for Business Owners / Managers
New Rules from the Department of Labor for Business Owners / Managers

Senator Alexander: "Now the administration, which just sped up the election process for employers and employees with the ambush election rule, has made a new rule to discourage employers from seeking the legal advice they need to fulfill their obligations..."

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TN Sen. Alexander Says Supreme Court Right to Block Obama Clean Power Plan
TN Sen. Alexander Says Supreme Court Right to Block Obama Clean Power Plan

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Tuesday released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan until legal challenges to the law are resolved.

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Senator Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro running unopposed in race
Senator Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro running unopposed in race

Ketron is unopposed for the district seat which includes LaVergne, Smyrna, Eagleville and Murfreesboro, as well as the Blackman, Walter Hill, Leanna, and Rockvale communities.

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U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander not debating Carr or Flinn at this point in the Race to Senate

Lamar Alexander is showing little interest in taking up Joe Carr on a debate challenge in advance of the Republican Senate primary in August.

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Political: Jim Tracy Campaign says they are doing well
Political: Jim Tracy Campaign says they are doing well

The Jim Tracy for Congress campaign announced that it raised more than $172,000 in the first quarter of 2014. T

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Senator Beavers Sponsoring Bill to Further Resist Affordable Care Act in Tennessee
Senator Beavers Sponsoring Bill to Further Resist Affordable Care Act in Tennessee

Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) and Representative Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) announced that they will sponsor a bill to resist implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Tennessee.

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The Joe Carr for Senate Campaign Announces Major Surge in Fundraising Totals Against Sen. Lamar Alexander
The Joe Carr for Senate Campaign Announces Major Surge in Fundraising Totals Against Sen. Lamar Alexander
On Tuesday afternoon, Republican Joe Carr announced 4th quarter fundraising totals for his primary challenge to Senator Lamar Alexander and highlighted a dramatic surge in contributions over the previous quarter. 
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STRANGE SITUATION: U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Makes Statement on Law Enforcement Investigation of Chief of Staff
STRANGE SITUATION: U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Makes Statement on Law Enforcement Investigation of Chief of Staff
“I was just informed by the United States Senate legal counsel’s office that law enforcement agents are conducting a search of the personal residence of Ryan Loskarn, the chief of staff of my Washington, D.C., office..."
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Former State Senator in Middle Tennessee ARRESTED
Former Democrat State Senator Eric Stewart has been arrested in Franklin County on theft and fraud charges stemming from his insurance business, according to court records and officials.
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Alexander: “The Jobs Come When We Have Cheap Electricity,” Not From Propping Up One Form of Energy
Alexander: “The Jobs Come When We Have Cheap Electricity,” Not From Propping Up One Form of Energy
“In my experience, whether we have more or less people working for coal plants or more or less people working for windmills or more or less people working for natural gas plants is not where the jobs are. The jobs come when we have cheap electricity, and, for example, Eastman Chemical stays in Tennessee instead of going to Asia. Or we have 1,000 auto suppliers here in Tennessee instead of Mexico. So we want clean, reliable, cheap electricity.”
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Senator Corker Releases Brief Statement on Deficit Reform Through Immigration Reform
U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., released the following statement on the opportunity to decrease the deficit through immigration reform...
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