Committee Approves Nominees For DHS IG, GSA IG, & TSA Administrator

Washington, DC – The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs today approved by voice vote and reported to the Senate the following nominations:

• Richard L. Skinner to be Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security;

 • Brian David Miller to be Inspector General, General Services Administration;

• Edmund S. Hawley to be Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The three nominations were approved together in one vote. The vote took place off the Senate floor in the Capitol. There were nine Committee members present: Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME), Ranking Member Joseph Lieberman (D-CT), Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK), Daniel Akaka (D-HI), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Mark Pryor (D-AR), Lincoln Chafee (R-RI), and John Warner (R-VA).