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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid EpidemicSenate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opio
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opioids legislation signed into law by President Obama will provide a “substantial boost to states like Tennessee, which are on the front lines of our nation’s opioid... Read more
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The Hill
Bacteria found ahead of Olympics underscores need for congressional action for new antibioticsgenes to other bacteria, making them resistant to antibiotics as well. ADVERTI
Bacteria found ahead of Olympics underscores need for congressional action for new antibiotics
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
genes to other bacteria, making them resistant to antibiotics as well. ADVERTISEMENT The PATH Act was passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on April 6, and similar legislation was included in the 21st... Read more
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The Hill
Proposed student loan forgiveness rule would leave universities, taxpayers on the hook for billionslitigation, the new rule will put taxpayers directly on the hook for the astron
Proposed student loan forgiveness rule would leave universities, taxpayers on the hook for billions
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
litigation, the new rule will put taxpayers directly on the hook for the astronomical legal fees that will result. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee aptly described the situation by stating, “Students have been hurt,... Read more
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Roll Call
White House Eager to Rekindle Criminal Justice Effortthe appropriations work begins. But that spot could go to a National Institute
White House Eager to Rekindle Criminal Justice Effort
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
the appropriations work begins. But that spot could go to a National Institutes of Health bill introduced recently by Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Ranking Member Patty Murray, D-Wash. As... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioidsanswers can impact the Medicare payments hospitals receive. Sen. Lamar Alexand
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioids
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
answers can impact the Medicare payments hospitals receive. Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican who chairs the Senate health committee, hailed that move. He said he had heard from Tennesseans that patients are unlikely to give doctors a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says Bill Will Give Boost To Those Fighting On Front Lines Of Opioid EpidemicSenate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Wednesday urged the Preside
Alexander Says Bill Will Give Boost To Those Fighting On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Wednesday urged the President to sign bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Portman (R-Ohio), Ayotte (R-N.H.), Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Klobuchar (D-Minn.) to reform opioid programs. Senator... Read more
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Providence Business News
Governor signs bills into law to help fight opioid abuseRaimondo said in a statement. The event was attended by officials including by
Governor signs bills into law to help fight opioid abuse
Providence Business News / Posted 17 days ago
Raimondo said in a statement. The event was attended by officials including by Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Joshua Miller and state Rep. David A. Bennett. Legislators, with the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: “Senate Should Finish Its Work on 21st Century Cures in September”Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that the Senate
Alexander: “Senate Should Finish Its Work on 21st Century Cures in September”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that the Senate should finish its work on 21st Century Cures in September. “Rarely do we have such an opportunity: it includes support for the President’s Precision Medicine initiative... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: House Passage Of Conference Report “Puts Us One Step Closer To Providing A Substantial Boost To Those Fighting On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic”Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Friday urged the United Sta
Alexander: House Passage Of Conference Report “Puts Us One Step Closer To Providing A Substantial Boost To Those Fighting On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Friday urged the United States Senate to support bipartisan legislation to provide a “substantial boost to states on the front lines of our nation’s opioid epidemic,” after it passed the United... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Votes To Establish A National Standard For Informing Consumers About Bioengineered Food Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander voted Friday for legislation
Alexander Votes To Establish A National Standard For Informing Consumers About Bioengineered Food
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander voted Friday for legislation to create a national standard for bioengineered food labeling. “I... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: NIH Announcement Puts Vanderbilt “Front And Center In President’s Precision Medicine Initiative” Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Thursday congratulated Vande
Alexander: NIH Announcement Puts Vanderbilt “Front And Center In President’s Precision Medicine Initiative”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Thursday congratulated Vanderbilt University Medical Center for receiving a $71.6 million... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How would President Trump regulate all the Trump business?until he is no longer involved in politics. The areas where Trump businesses m
How would President Trump regulate all the Trump business?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
until he is no longer involved in politics. The areas where Trump businesses might come under scrutiny include: – The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, whose jurisdiction includes most federal labor and employment laws,s... Read more
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The Hill
GOP chairman rejects Dem push on opioid fundingand Commerce health subcommittee and a member of the conference committee, said
GOP chairman rejects Dem push on opioid funding
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
and Commerce health subcommittee and a member of the conference committee, said simply, “I’m not worried about it.” The Senate health spending bill for next year, which has Republican backing, proposes $261 million to fight opioid abuse.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Sen. Alexander says NCLB work to be model for overhaul of Obamacarehimself called it a "Christmas miracle." "One reason I've enjoyed working with
Sen. Alexander says NCLB work to be model for overhaul of Obamacare
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
himself called it a "Christmas miracle." "One reason I've enjoyed working with Patty Murray, the senior Democrat on the (Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) Committee is that she's results-oriented," Alexander says. "We can focus on the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Cured blind man, U.S. senator crusade on Capitol Hill for stem cell innovationslittle wake lines that you see from 30,000 feet. I acted like a 6-year-old and
Cured blind man, U.S. senator crusade on Capitol Hill for stem cell innovations
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
little wake lines that you see from 30,000 feet. I acted like a 6-year-old and loved it,” he beamed.Capitol Hill crusade Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., hopes to multiply Oliver’s recovery millions of times... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Dispute over school funding embroils new federal education lawbeen strong, and perhaps the most vocal critic has been Republican Sen. Lamar A
Dispute over school funding embroils new federal education law
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
been strong, and perhaps the most vocal critic has been Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. He is chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee and served as education secretary under then-President George H.W.... Read more
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The Hill
Senators press Obama education chief on reformsimplementation of a new education law, warning against regulations they said wo
Senators press Obama education chief on reforms
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
implementation of a new education law, warning against regulations they said would place new burdens on schools. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee reviewed proposed regulations to enact the 2015 Every Student... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: New FDA Cancer Center Brings “Exactly The Kind Of Coordination Necessary” To Get More Individualized Treatments And Cures To PatientsCenter Brings “Exactly The Kind Of Coordination Necessary” To Get More Individu
Alexander: New FDA Cancer Center Brings “Exactly The Kind Of Coordination Necessary” To Get More Individualized Treatments And Cures To Patients
The Chattanoogan / Posted 30 days ago
Center Brings “Exactly The Kind Of Coordination Necessary” To Get More Individualized Treatments And Cures To Patients Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said Wednesday that Vice President Biden’s announcement of a new Oncology... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Teacher employment bill responds to Vergara rulinghave continued pushing for a change, resuscitating the idea in a new vessel. As
Teacher employment bill responds to Vergara ruling
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
have continued pushing for a change, resuscitating the idea in a new vessel. Assembly Bill 72 faces its first vote in the Senate Health Committee today (1:30 p.m., room 4203). ELECTIONEERING: Ever-uncertain runs the fate of the termed-out... Read more
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TribLIVE
$1.1B for Zika fight killed by squabbleswas a blow to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, who played a key role in s
$1.1B for Zika fight killed by squabbles
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
was a blow to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, who played a key role in shaping the legislation as the chairman of a Senate health appropriations subcommittee and as a member of a conference committee working to reconcile House of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bill to fund Zika research falls victim to partisan squabbling in Senatedefeat was a loss for Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, who had played a key role in
Bill to fund Zika research falls victim to partisan squabbling in Senate
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
defeat was a loss for Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, who had played a key role in shaping the measure as the chairman of a Senate health appropriations subcommittee and as a member of a conference committee tasked with reconciling House and Senate... Read more
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The Hill
The Hill's 12:30 ReportDenver. 1:30 p.m. EDT: Hillary Clinton attends a fundraiser in the Denver area
The Hill's 12:30 Report
The Hill / Posted a month ago
Denver. 1:30 p.m. EDT: Hillary Clinton attends a fundraiser in the Denver area with actress Connie Britton. 2 p.m. EDT: A Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee is holding a hearing on primary health and retirement security.... Read more
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The Hill
McConnell tees up Puerto Rico vote | Britain's credit rating slashed | Clinton vows to appoint trade prosecutorCommittee: Hearing entitled "Examining the Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Demons
McConnell tees up Puerto Rico vote | Britain's credit rating slashed | Clinton vows to appoint trade prosecutor
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
Committee: Hearing entitled "Examining the Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Demonstration," 10 a.m. http://1.usa.gov/28QApUG. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security: Hearing entitled "Small... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rush, Cook County hospitals get grant for fight against deadly superbugsof Public Health. The patients were infected by contaminated medical scopes use
Rush, Cook County hospitals get grant for fight against deadly superbugs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
of Public Health. The patients were infected by contaminated medical scopes used to treat digestive conditions. A Senate health committee investigating the infection at Lutheran General and similar outbreaks at other hospitals across the... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Seward helps advance major health care initiativesAs a member of the Senate Health Committee, crafting and advancing legislation
Seward helps advance major health care initiatives
The Evening Sun / Posted 1 months ago
As a member of the Senate Health Committee, crafting and advancing legislation that will help ensure quality health care for New Yorkers is among my top priorities. During the closing days of the 2016 legislative session, a number of important health... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP National News CalendarAffairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies
AP National News Calendar
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
Affairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies on the new K-12 education law before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 Washington � Homeland Security Secretary Jeh... Read more
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Salon.com
AP National News CalendarAffairs hearing on Zika. Washington — Education Secretary John King testifies
AP National News Calendar
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
Affairs hearing on Zika. Washington — Education Secretary John King testifies on the new K-12 education law before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 Washington — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP National News CalendarAffairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies
AP National News Calendar
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Affairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies on the new K-12 education law before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 Washington � Homeland Security Secretary Jeh... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP National News CalendarAffairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies
AP National News Calendar
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 1 months ago
Affairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies on the new K-12 education law before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 Washington � Homeland Security Secretary Jeh... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
AP National News CalendarAffairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies
AP National News Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
Affairs hearing on Zika. Washington � Education Secretary John King testifies on the new K-12 education law before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 Washington � Homeland Security Secretary Jeh... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Senate looks to penalize parents who give kids to ‘stranger at a rest stop’at a rest stop’ Giving up custody of a child to a stranger would become a crim
NC Senate looks to penalize parents who give kids to ‘stranger at a rest stop’
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
at a rest stop’ Giving up custody of a child to a stranger would become a crime under a bill approved in the N.C. Senate Health Committee Friday. Sen. Tamara Barringer, a Cary Republican and the bill sponsor, said there’s a “significant... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says Congress Needs To Pass 21st Century Cures NowSenate health chairman Lamar Alexander on Thursday said the miraculous eyesight
Alexander Says Congress Needs To Pass 21st Century Cures Now
The Chattanoogan / Posted 1 months ago
Senate health chairman Lamar Alexander on Thursday said the miraculous eyesight recovery of Tennessean Doug Oliver underscores the need for passage of 21st Century Cures to “unleash medical innovation and give more Americans access to life-changing... Read more

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