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August 3, 2021

Senate Confirms OIRA’s Ray Over Objections Of Worker Safety Advocates

January 9, 2020 at 4:40 PM
The Senate has confirmed along party lines Paul Ray, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead the White House Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) and currently its acting head, permanently installing him as the top rule reviewer over the objections of worker safety advocacy groups, environmentalists, and others. Senators voted 50-44 along party lines Jan. 9 to permanently confirm Ray to lead OIRA, the White House office responsible for conducting pre-publication review of OSHA and other agencies’ proposed and...

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