Senate Unanimously Confirms Wyoming’s Rob Wallace to be Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on the Senate unanimously confirming Rob Wallace to be assistant secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior.
“I am so pleased the Senate has unanimously confirmed Wyoming’s Rob Wallace for the position of assistant secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks,” said Barrasso. “I have known Rob for more than 35 years. He will do an outstanding job. He has worked to conserve wildlife and protect our national parks in both Wyoming and Washington. Rob has the right experience and real commitment to serve in this important role.”
Background Information: On June 19, 2019, the EPW Committee unanimously advanced Wallace’s nomination at a committee business meeting <https://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases-republican?ID=51FA4F7F-803F-406D-AFE1-095A09DB58C0> . The committee held a nomination hearing <https://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases-republican?ID=3C806E70-C4A3-4343-B0DA-544A8F7F54F6> for Wallace on June 4, 2019.