Nomination Hearing

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, to consider two presidential nominees.

Completed nomination questionnaires are available at


  • Mr. Patrick J. Fuchs, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board
  • Ms. Michelle A. Schultz, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board
  • Ms. Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
10:00 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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  • Bill Nelson

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson