Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 12, 2009

  • H.Con.Res.38, use of Capitol grounds for the national Peace Officers Memorial Service;
  • S.Res.121, Endangered Species Day;
  • S.Res.143, National MPS Awareness Day;
  • S.Res.144, National Women’s Health Week;
  • S.Res.145, National Public Works Week.
  • Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:
  • William Fugate to be Administrator FEMA;
  • Cynthia Giles to be an Assistant Administrator EPA;
  • Mathy Stanislaus-Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, EPA;
  • Michelle Depass to be an Assistant Administrator EPA;
  • John Morton to be Assistant Secretary Homeland Security.
  • The Senate discharged the Agriculture Committee and confirmed the following nominations:
  • Dallas Tonsager to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development;
  • Krysta Harden to be Assistant Secretary of of Agriculture;
  • Rajiv J. Shah to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education and Economics;
  • Pearlie Reed to be Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.
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