Manchin Statement On Senate Confirmation Of Willie Phillips To Serve On FERC

November 16, 2021

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement on the Senate’s unanimous confirmation of Willie Phillips to serve on the Federal Energy and Regulatory Commission (FERC).

“I congratulate Willie Phillips on his confirmation to serve on the FERC. He understands the need to balance affordability and reliability and will bring that outlook to the Commission. And his unanimous confirmation, at a time when the Senate is uniquely divided, is evidence that he is supremely qualified and the right person to fully seat FERC.”