Alejandro Mayorkas is under investigation by the department’s IG, but Democrats said there is nothing to the charges and refused to delay a vote until the probe is complete.
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Mike Hettinger is a former Hill staffer and executive at the Software and Information Industry Association.
Kurt DelBene will take over from Jeff Zients, who will soon assume the directorship of the National Economic Council.
One of the finalists would allow for customs payments via credit card; another would provide online tracking of vets’ mail prescriptions.
Former Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson won Senate approval on a 78-16 vote.
The awards honor individuals whose talents, leadership and dedication make federal IT better.
Confirmation had been slowed by an unrelated dispute over providing information to Congress about the A-10 program.
The former DHS CIO will lead Resilient Network Systems, a San Francisco-based Internet software company.
The Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team was a big winner in the DOD CIO awards.
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