EPW Deadlocks On Goffman Pick, Leaving Unclear Confirmation Path

November 29, 2022
The Senate environment committee has deadlocked on the nomination of Joe Goffman to serve as the assistant administrator in EPA’s air office, leaving his path to confirmation uncertain during the lame duck session though his confirmation may be more likely in the next Congress if Sen Raphael Warnock (D-GA) wins his upcoming runoff election. In a largely expected outcome, the panel Nov. 29 voted 10-10 along party lines. Under current Senate rules, the outcome will force Democrats to hold a...

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