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Rep. Napolitano's Statement on Senate Confirmation of Michael Connor

February 27, 2014
Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) released the following statement on the Senate Confirmation of Michael Connor as Deputy Secretary for the Department of the Interior:

“Today’s confirmation of Mike Connor as Deputy Secretary is great and very welcome news. Mike has dedicated his career to the protection and management of our most precious natural resources, especially water. Congratulations, Deputy Secretary Connor, and we look forward to working with you in your new capacity.”

Michael L. Connor was confirmed Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation by the United States Senate on May 21, 2009. During his tenure he led Reclamation’s efforts to promote the sustainable use of water to effectively address current and future challenges associated with water supply and power generation in the American West.

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