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- COBERT RECEIVES RENEWED SUPPORT FOR CONFIRMATION AT OPM - June 9, 2016
Senators Push for Acting OPM Director’s Confirmation
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
A group of lawmakers is renewing a push to make the acting head of the Office of Personnel Management its official, confirmed chief, noting her nomination has languished for seven months.
Both Maryland’s Senate delegation -- Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin -- and Virginia’s -- Tim Kaine and Mark Warner -- all Democrats, wrote a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., asking him to bring Beth Cobert’s nomination to a vote. Cobert was named acting director in July 2015, nominated by President Obama in November and approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in February.
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