Voinovich to retire in 2010
- By , Mary Mosquera
- Jan 12, 2009
Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio), who has worked on federal employee
issues, announced today that he would retire from the Senate when his
current term expires in 2010.
“In my lifetime of public
service, I have never seen the country in such perilous circumstances.
These next two years in office, for me, will be the most important
years that I have served in my entire political career,” he said in a
Voinovich has been a member of the Senate Homeland
Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and is ranking member of
the committee’s Oversight of Government Management, the Federal
Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee. He has promoted
linking pay to performance results in past proposed legislation.
his final two years, Voinovich said he would focus on an economic
stimulus package, jump-starting the credit markets, and continuing to
improve the personnel and management of the federal government.
Mary Mosquera is a reporter for Federal Computer Week.