Lamar Alexander

Sen. Lamar Alexander Wants To Know What Equal Pay Bill Does For Men

Sen. Lamar Alexander Wants To Know What Equal Pay Bill Does For Men

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who opposes the Paycheck Fairness Act, to attorney Camille Olson: "Take me through exactly what would have to happen, with a specific example of a man and woman, where a man is being paid less than the woman... Because this law is not just about women -- it's about men and women." Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, April 1, 2014.

Sen. Lamar Alexander Calls For Eliminating The Minimum Wage

Republicans complain about welfare benefits for the poor, but they sure don't mind that corporate welfare one bit. Apparently, Sen. Lamar Alexander thinks it would be perfectly acceptable to have the taxpayers subsidize the profits of businesses who don't want to pay their employees minimum wage, and during a hearing this week, called for eliminating it altogether.

Coburn Accuses HHS Secretary Of Breaking The Law To Implement Obamacare

Sen. Tom Coburn didn't go as far as his cohort, Sen. Lamar Alexander, who accused Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of acting just like Oliver North during the Iran-Contra scandal -- but he was still willing to accuse her of breaking the law by soliciting private donations to help implement the Affordable Care Act after Congress cut the purse strings.