Democratic News

May 11 2012

Week Ahead: May 14-18

On Thursday, May 17, the full committee will consider S. 2146, the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012.  Witnesses include The Hon. David Sandalow, assistant secretary for policy and international affairs and under secretary of energy, U.S. Department of Energy; Dr. Howard Gruenspecht, acting administrator and deputy administrator, Energy Information Administration; Dr. Karen Palmer, research director and senior fellow, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC; Judi Greenwald, vice president of technology and innovation, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions; Arlington, VA; Collin O’Mara, secretary, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Dover; Thomas Gibson, president and CEO, American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington, DC; Keith Trent, group executive and president of commercial businesses, Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC; and James Dickerson, managing director and chief executive officer, Jacksonville Electric Authority, Jacksonville, FL.  (Dirksen 366 at 9:30 a.m.)

Bonus …

As some of you may know, after nearly seven years of service with our Committee as our Computer Systems Administrator, Dawson Foard has moved on to the Senate Disbursing Office.  We thank him for his diligence, patience and good humor.

We are excited to introduce Dominic Taylor as the new Systems Administrator on our Committee.  With years of experience in Information Technology in the private sector and in Senator Lautenberg’s office, he is a great addition to the nonpartisan staff of our Committee.  We are glad to have him working closely with both sides of the Committee!

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