7:44 pm — The Senate adjourned to reconvene Thursday. March 12th at 9:30 a.m. to continue consideration of S. 1086, Childcare/Block Grant bill.
The Senate confirmed the following nominations en bloc by voice vote:
Heather MacDougall to be member of OSHA commission
Francis Cordova to be Director of National Science Foundation
James Shelton to be Deputy Secy of Education
Bruce Heyman, to be Ambassador of Canada
12:11 p.m. — The Senate proceeded to consideration of the reauthorization of the Childcare and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 (S. 1086).
12:10 p.m. — The Senate confirmed, by voice vote, the nomination of Sarah Bloom Ruskin to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
12:09 p.m. — The Senate completed a series of votes confirming these nominations to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan:
– Matthew Leitman (vote of 98 to 0)
– Judith Levy (97 to 0)
– Laurie Michelson (98 to 0)
– Linda Parker (60 to 37)
10:58 a.m. — On a vote of 98 to 0, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Carolyn B. McHugh of Utah to be a U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the 10th Circuit.
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The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m.
At 10:30 a.m., the Senate will proceed to a series of five votes on judicial nominations, followed by a vote on confirmation of the nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to be a Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
The Senate will then proceed to the consideration of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2013 (S. 1086).