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Democrats’ Senate Hold Gives Biden’s EPA Nominees Clearer Path

November 15, 2022
Democrats’ projected hold on their slim Senate majority in the next Congress could give the party and the Biden administration additional flexibility to confirm dozens of judicial picks and remaining nominees at EPA and other agencies that are important to their environmental policy agenda. In addition, the dynamic could free up time for lawmakers to debate key legislation in the upcoming lame-duck session, including fiscal year 2023 spending for EPA and other agencies, environmental permitting reforms and defense legislation that...

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