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4 Senators Ask Sen. Mitch McConnell to Advance Beth Cobert’s Nomination as OPM Chief

Senators from Maryland and Virginia have asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) to have the upper chamber vote on the confirmation of Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, as OPM chief. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), Tim Kaine (D-Virginia), Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland), and Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) said …

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House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz to Support Beth Cobert’s OPM Director Nomination

Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, has received support from House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to serve as director of OPM on a permanent basis. Chaffetz urged the Senate to confirm Cobert, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2016, as OPM chief through a March 3 letter to Senate …

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Senate OKs LaVerne Council as VA CIO

The Senate has confirmed White House nominee LaVerne Council as the new chief information officer and assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes that the confirmation puts Council in charge of the department’s $4 billion information technology portfolio beginning Monday …

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Senate OKs Anne Wall as Deputy Treasury Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs

Anne Wall, formerly deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs and Senate liaison, has received Senate confirmation as the Treasury Department‘s deputy undersecretary for legislative affairs. The Treasury said Thursday Wall will be in charge of its work with Congress, including communicating program priorities to lawmakers and congressional concerns to department officials. …

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