Alexander Proposes 11 Million $2,100 “Scholarships for Kids”

“I would have preferred to hear the president give a real answer to income inequality, and the first real answer is to liberate the free enterprise system from Obama regulations so it can create more good new jobs. The second real answer is to give parents more freedom to choose a better school for their child…”

The Tennessean: Op-ed by Sen. Alexander: U.S. Senate dissolving into one-man show

Tennesseans didn’t send me to Washington to rubber-stamp Harry Reid’s ideas or those of any other Senate leader. They expect me to have a say for them on “Obamacare,” fixing the debt, Iran and other vital issues. Sen. Reid is destroying the Senate, once described as “the one touch of authentic genius in the American political system.”

House Passes Alexander Bill Requiring Weekly Reports on Obamacare Exchanges

“Before the Internet, RCA knew how many records Elvis was selling, Ford knew how many cars it was selling and McDonald’s knew how many hamburgers it was selling. It would be laughable in the Internet age that the Obama administration still can’t tell us how many Americans have actually enrolled in Obamacare, if the consequences of this historic mistake weren’t so serious for families and states.”

Alexander: Unhappy New Year for Tens of Thousands of Tennesseans Whose Health Insurance on the Job Will Change Because of Obamacare

“The president’s broken promise that ‘If you like your health insurance, you can keep it’ was an unwelcome Christmas present for 82,000 Tennesseans buying insurance on their own. Now, since nearly 13 times as many Tennesseans receive health insurance on the job, Obamacare threatens to bring an Unhappy New Year for tens of thousands more Tennesseans.” – Lamar Alexander

Alexander, Barrasso Comment on White House Announcement that Americans Unable to Replace Canceled Health Plans May Purchase Catastrophic Coverage

“Republicans have suggested that to provide health coverage for more Americans, everyone should have the opportunity to buy affordable catastrophic insurance as part of a private-sector plan to create more competition, offer more choices, and lower costs. This is a completely different approach and would have been a better path than Obamacare. It was suggested by Republicans – and ridiculed by the president – at the 2010 White House health-care summit.”
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Alexander On Fox: 11 Million $2,100 Scholarships for Kids a Real Answer to Inequality

On Fox News's "Special Report with Bret Baier," U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the top Republican on the Senate education committee, spoke on his Scholarships for Kids Act that would address income inequality by giving "parents more freedom to choose a better school for their child." Alexander told Shannon Bream: "If you had to ask Americans one single thing that was likely to make the most opportunity in helping you move from the back of the line to the front, it would be a good education."

Alexander on SOTU: President Should "Liberate the Free Enterprise System" from His Own Regulations

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) yesterday said the president failed to "give a real answer to income inequality" in his State of the Union speech. Alexander cited his Scholarships for Kids Act -- which he introduced in the Senate yesterday as an example of a policy that would address income inequality by giving "parents more freedom to choose a better school for their child." Alexander introduced his legislation at the American Enterprise Institute alongside Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who has introduced legislation that would create similar scholarships for children with disabilities.

Sen. Alexander plays "Amazing Grace" at the Faithful Men's Banquet in Powell

At the Faithful Men’s Banquet this weekend in Powell, Tenn., Sen. Alexander played “Amazing Grace” before keynote speaker, Dr. Ben Carson, took the stage....

Alexander: “Tennesseans Didn’t Send Me to Washington to Rubber-Stamp the Majority Leader’s Ideas”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) called on Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid to stop preventing the Senate from addressing major issues facing the country, such as high unemployment, saying senators “would like to have a say on behalf of the people who elected us.”

Lee University's "Voices of Lee" Perform at Tennessee Tuesday

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today welcomed a performance by the Voices of Lee, the travelling choir of Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., during Tennessee Tuesday, the weekly breakfast the senators hold for Tennesseans visiting the Capitol. The choir performing at today’s event is part of the Lee University Festival Choir that Alexander, as a member of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, personally recommended to perform at the presidential inauguration this past January.
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[Jan. 28, 2014] Sen. Alexander and Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey meet in Alexander’s office before heading to a private dinner for senators and spouses prior to the State of the Union.

[Jan. 17, 2014] At Tennessee Wesleyan College, Sen. Alexander speaks to the Athens Kiwanis Club about job growth and the importance of local decision-making.

[Jan. 7, 2014] Sens. Alexander and Corker and Rep. Fleishmann welcome students from Silverdale Baptist Academy in Chattanooga to Washington on a chilly Tuesday morning.

[Oct. 9, 2013] Sen. Alexander greets Honor Air of Knoxville's WWII veterans at their memorial.

[April 13, 2013, from left]: Sens. Alexander and Paul (R-Ky.) talk with an attendee at the “Freedom to Fish” rally at Barkley Dam in Kentucky. At the event, the senators, along with Senate Republican Leader McConnell (R-Ky.) and U.S. Rep. Whitfield (R-Ky.), talked about their “Freedom to Fish Act,” which would prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from prohibiting access to tailwaters fishing areas beneath dams on the Cumberland River.
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Alexander Proposes 11 Million $2,100 “Scholarships for Kids”
The Tennessean: Op-ed by Sen. Alexander: U.S. Senate dissolving into one-man show
House Passes Alexander Bill Requiring Weekly Reports on Obamacare Exchanges
Alexander: Unhappy New Year for Tens of Thousands of Tennesseans Whose Health Insurance on the Job Will Change Because of Obamacare
Alexander, Barrasso Comment on White House Announcement that Americans Unable to Replace Canceled Health Plans May Purchase Catastrophic Coverage
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