Latest Fact-checks on Lamar Alexander Lamar Alexander stated on November 13, 2012 in in a news release announcing support for the Sportsmen's bill.: "More Tennesseans have hunting and fishing licenses than vote." Lamar Alexander stated on June 18, 2012 in prepared remarks at a Congressional field hearing.: "Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma." Lamar Alexander stated on May 7, 2012 in a speech on the Senate floor.: Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law." Lamar Alexander stated on March 22, 2012 in a press release.: "This rule could prevent children under 18 from using such tools as a power screwdriver, a milking machine or something as simple as a wheelbarrow on the family farm . . . " Lamar Alexander stated on March 9, 2010 in an op-ed article: "No member of the American public has ever been killed by commercial nuclear power — a record unmatched by other fuels." Lamar Alexander stated on February 25, 2010 in the televised health care summit: The health care bill "dumps 15 to 18 million low-income Americans into a Medicaid program that none of us want to be a part of because 50 percent of doctors won't see new patients." Lamar Alexander stated on September 16, 2009 in a press release: The Obama administration's cap-and-trade plan would create "a $1,761 yearly energy tax."