<b><center>Senate Approves Several Nominees</b></center>

April 28, 2005

The Senate confirmed the following nominees, reported by the Senate Commerce Committee earlier this week, by unanimous consent.

Phyllis Scheinberg to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Budget and Programs and Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Boardman to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration

Nancy Nord to be a Member of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

William Cobey, Jr. to be a Member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority