Governmental Affairs To Hold Nominee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ranking Member Joe Lieberman (D-CT) today announced that at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2003, the committee will hold a hearing to consider the nominations of:

C. Stewart Verdery, Jr. to be Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning, Border and Transportation Security Directorate, Department of Homeland Security;

Michael J. Garcia to be Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security; and

The hearing will also be aired live via the Internet on the Committee website at

WHAT: Nomination Hearing

WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 5, 2003

WHERE: Room SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building