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Sen. Lamar Alexander
7th generation Tennessean born and raised in Maryville
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 28
All roads back to work and back to school lead through testing, tracking, isolation, treatment, and vaccines. Grateful for ’s efforts to ramp up testing in our state and encourage Tennesseans, “When in Doubt, Get a Test.”
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 28
READ my op-ed in : The question for administrators of the nation’s roughly 6,000 colleges and 100,000 schools is not whether to reopen in August, but how to do it safely.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 25
Replying to @SenAlexander
Our family and our nation pause today and celebrate the men and women who have courageously served our country and have laid down their lives for us. Our daily freedoms are possible because they and their families made the ultimate sacrifice, and we are forever grateful.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 25
This Memorial Day, I'm home in East Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains, where Honey and I live. We have some family members here with us, and we are celebrating this remarkable country of ours.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 23
🚨ATTENTION Tennesseans in the Chattanooga area affected by the tornadoes on April 12-13: The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is a month away—June 23. To apply for assistance, you can click here: or call: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 22
The surest sign we're beginning to regain the rhythm of American life will come when our 70 million students go back to school, and all roads back to school lead through testing. This fall, we expect to have the capacity to do 40-50 million tests.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 22
. and just announced that an additional $93.2 million is headed to 280 nursing homes across Tennessee to help facilities that are suffering from significant expenses or lost revenue due to COVID-19.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 21
Congratulations to three Tennessee high school seniors who were just named U.S. Presidential Scholars—Sydney Hummel from , Benjamin Perry from and Maggie Wilkinson from Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts!
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 21
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
The House should quickly pass these bills so they can be signed into law by President .
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 21
The Senate also passed Sen. and Research Endowment Revitalization Act, which helps minority-serving academic institutions, such as , foster research by clarifying eligibility for the Research Endowment Program at the .
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 21
Good news—the Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act sponsored by and passed yesterday out of the U.S. Senate.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 20
Today, the U.S. Senate passed ’s and my resolution celebrating charter schools. Between seven and eight percent of all of the public schools in America are charter schools. That means more freedom for teachers. That means more choices for parents and for children.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 20
Today, announced additional CARES Act funding— more than $7 million is headed to 143 rural health clinics across Tennessee to help expand access to COVID-19 testing in rural communities.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 20
🚨ATTENTION Tennesseans in the Chattanooga area affected by the tornadoes on April 12-13: The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is June 23. To apply for assistance, you can click here to do so: or by phone: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 19
I was delighted to introduce President 's nominees for the board, Beth Harwell and Brian Noland, today at their confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 19
Some good news for Tennessee's farmers—President and today announced $16 billion in relief for America's farmers, and an additional $3 billion to purchase and distribute fresh produce, dairy and meat to Americans in need. More info:
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Sen. Lamar Alexander retweeted
Gov. Bill Lee May 19
Tennessee's small and rural hospitals play a critical role in providing necessary care to patients and good-paying jobs to residents, and we’re proud to support them through such unprecedented times. More on Small & Rural Hospital Readiness Grants:
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Sen. Lamar Alexander retweeted
Oak Ridge Lab May 18
ORNL and scientists are tapping the immense power of the Summit to comb through millions of journal articles to find potential vaccines, drugs and effective measures that could stop the spread of . ▶️
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TN Dept of Education May 17
Everyone will remember graduating class & year 2020. You are not measured by how you handle successes but how you handle disappointments. , is proud of how you’ve overcome disappointments of this yr & graduated. Congratulations!
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Sen. Lamar Alexander May 17
🚨ATTENTION Tennesseans in the Chattanooga area affected by the tornadoes on April 12-13: The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is June 23. To apply for assistance, you can click here to do so: or by phone: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585.
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