"Senate Panel Clears Trump’s Nominee For NOAA"

"The Senate Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to move forward with the nomination of Barry Myers to be head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The 14-13 vote, along party lines, puts Myers in a position for a vote in the full Senate.

Myers was until recently the CEO of AccuWeather Inc., which he founded with his brother."

Timothy Cama reports for The Hill December 13, 2017.

Source: The Hill, 12/14/2017