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Our unique analysis of the bills Alexander has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Alexander is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Lamar Alexander sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Some of Alexander’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 620: A bill to clarify rules relating to nondiscriminatory employer wellness programs as such ...
- S. 454: Exascale Computing for Science, Competitiveness, Advanced Manufacturing, Leadership, and the Economy Act of ...
- S.J.Res. 8: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, ...
- S.Res. 67: A resolution amending rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate to ...
- S. 288: National Labor Relations Board Reform Act
- S.Res. 44: An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and ...
- S. 227: Strengthening Education through Research Act
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From Jan 2003 to Mar 2015, Alexander missed 127 of 3,881 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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Recent Legislative Activity
Cloture Motion Rejected 47/43
S. 620: A bill to clarify rules relating to nondiscriminatory employer wellness programs as such programs relate to premium discounts, rebates, or modifications to otherwise applicable cost sharing under group health plans.
Sponsor: Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN]
This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] is the chairman of the committee.Mar 2, 2015
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 57/42
Bill Passed 68/31