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Senate Panel Sets Vote on Biden’s Pick to Oversee Jobless Aid

Oct. 19, 2021, 5:44 PM

The Senate labor committee plans to vote Oct. 26 on whether to advance nominees to head the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and Office of Inspector General, the panel announced Tuesday.

The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will take up eight nominations total, including six from other federal agencies, but left out of the mix was Lisa Gomez, the nominee to lead DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.

The two labor picks who are slated for votes, ETA nominee José Javier Rodríguez and Inspector General selection Larry Turner, are part of a larger group of ...

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