May 12, 2022 06:26 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 12, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Mary T. Boyle, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, from the Commerce Committee; discharged: 50-5-, with the vice president voting in the affirmative.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #718 Susan Tsui Grundmann, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority; confirmed: 50-49.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #807 Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; confirmed: 80-19.

 

No additional Legislative Business

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

·         Executive Calendar #704 - John Edward Putnam, of Colorado, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

·         Executive Calendar #720 - Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, of the District of Columbia, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Transportation

 

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

·         Executive Calendar #866 - Derek Kan, of California, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2028

·         Executive Calendar #867 - Daniel Mark Tangherlini, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2027

 

The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at times to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

1.      Executive Calendar #717 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board

2.      Executive Calendar #716 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board

3.      Executive Calendar #777 Christopher Joseph Lowman, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense