Alexander Legislation Says Spend Medicare Savings Only on Making Medicare Solvent

December 7th, 2009 - WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today issued the following statement on Senator Judd Gregg’s (R-N.H.) amendment, which Alexander cosponsored, to the Reid health care bill that would prohibit using the $465 billion in Medicare cuts in the Reid bill to pay for new government spending: