Schumer tees up floor vote on FERC nominees

By Nico Portuondo | 06/06/2024 06:49 AM EDT

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is poised to be fully staffed by next week for the first time in months.

Judy Chang, David Rosner and Lindsay See with Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia.

(From left) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission nominees Judy Chang, David Rosner and Lindsay See greeting Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) during their confirmation hearing earlier this year. Francis Chung/POLITICO

President Joe Biden’s three nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission appear to be on a fast-track to confirmation.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday moved to wind down debate on David Rosner, Lindsay See and Judy Chang, setting up floor votes for when the chamber returns next week.

Democratic nominee Rosner, a FERC analyst who worked as a detailee to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will be first up for a procedural vote Tuesday.


All three of the nominees could finish up their procedural votes and obtain final confirmation as soon as Wednesday, an aide told E&E News.