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Additional Nomination Hearings Set

Saturday, February 11, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Bradley Coffey, MA, AAOE Government Affairs
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Washington, DC - Two more confirmation hearings have been scheduled for two of President Trump's nominees. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, chaired by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), has scheduled a hearing for February 16 on the nomination and Andrew Puzder to lead the Department of Labor. Puzder is the former CEO of CKE Restaurants which owns Hardee's and Carl's Jr. His nominee website can be accessed here.

The Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch (R-UT), has also scheduled a hearing for February 16 on the nomination of Seema Verma to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

To view the hearings, visit the websites for the respective hearings at 10:00 am EST.

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