August 12, 2015 Before every long recess or adjournment, Senate leaders usually try to negotiate the confirmation of a large package of non-controversial presidential nominations by unanimous consent or voice vote
Eno Transportation Weekly
Senate Confirms FHWA, PHMSA Nominees; Receives FMCSA, NTSB Nods
Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill and Approves Nominations
December 16, 2014 – The Senate has passed the tax extenders bill, clearing it for the President’s signature, and has confirmed nominations at NHTSA and the NTSB.