10/18/2019 | Press release | Archived content
NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 18, 2019 - United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on Secretary of Energy Rick Perry's resignation:
'Rick Perry has used his considerable executive and political skills to become a very effective energy secretary, solving some tough problems that saved taxpayers money and created more dollars that allowed record funding for national laboratories and supercomputing. He has served the country well.'
Alexander is Chairman of Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.