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Bishop Statement on Senate Confirmation of Kate MacGregor
Former Committee staff to serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2020 -

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the confirmation of Katharine MacGregor as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI):

“As we’ve witnessed at the Committee and Department, she’s a tremendous talent with energy, vision, and expertise.  I am thrilled to see Kate confirmed for this important position, and I look forward to working with her, Secretary Bernhardt, and the talented team at the Department in the months ahead.”


MacGregor is currently serving as DOI’s Deputy Chief of Staff exercising the authority of the Deputy Secretary. Prior to her work at the Department, Kate served under Chairman Rob Bishop as Senior Professional Staff on the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

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