Nomination Hearing

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a nominations hearing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, for the president’s nominee to serve as administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


  • Mr. Barry Lee Myers, of Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Full Committee 

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

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Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson