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Tennessee Politicians Have Limited Number of Tickets to see Pope Francis

Tennessee Politicians have a limited number of tickets available for folks who want to see Pope Francis make a Congressional address September 24th. Senator Lamar Alexander will hand out 200 Capitol Ground passes on a 1st come 1st served basis. … Continue reading

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Alexander to Oppose Iran Deal

Senator Lamar Alexander joining all other Senate Republicans in opposing the proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Alexander says the bargain doesn’t go far enough in restricting the Country’s efforts to develop nuclear weapons. The Maryville republican says the Obama Administration’s … Continue reading

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New Nashville Federal Courthouse Approved

A new Federal Courthouse for Nashville has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The panel approved the $181 million project last week. Senator Lamar Alexander says the vote should jump start construction of the 386,000 square foot facility that … Continue reading

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Joe Carr to Run for Party Chairman

Continuing his Tea Party fight against the Tennessee Republican establishment, Lascassas State Rep. Joe Carr says he will run for party chairman next month. Carr, who unsuccessfully challenged Senator Lamar Alexander in the August primary, will run against current party … Continue reading

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Alexander To Host Financial Aid Round Table

(News Channel 5- Nashville) U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander is hosting a round table in Knoxville to discuss reforming financial aid. The event will be held Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Pellissippi State Community College. Alexander has a … Continue reading

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Senator Alexander Pushes to Revive Work on Stalled Chickamauga Lock

Senator Lamar Alexander says he wants to jump start construction of a new Tennessee River lock at Chickamauga. The Maryville Republican says he plans to push an industry backed increase on fuel taxes charged to barge operators. Fresh revenue would … Continue reading

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Alexander To Discuss Ebola Preparedness In Tennessee

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander will be in Nashville to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak and Tennessee’s emergency preparedness. Alexander will visit Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Wednesday to meet with state health officials and other medical experts to discuss potential … Continue reading

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