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Obama nominates former KDOT head for federal board

09/24/2013 9:48 PM

09/24/2013 9:48 PM

President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Deb Miller, who headed the Kansas Department of Transportation under three governors, both Democratic and Republican, to a seat on the Surface Transportation Board.

The three-member board oversees the rail industry.

Miller served as Kansas’ transportation secretary under Govs. Kathleen Sebelius, Mark Parkinson and Sam Brownback.

The position requires Senate approval.


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