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House Admin Statement on Carla Hayden Confirmed as the 14th Librarian of Congress

Jul 13, 2016
Press Release

Washington – Today, Committee on House Administration Chairman Candice Miller (R-MI), Ranking Member Robert Brady (D-PA), and Joint Committee on the Library Vice-Chairman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote confirming Dr. Carla Hayden to serve as the next Librarian of Congress:

“We congratulate Dr. Carla Hayden on her confirmation to serve as the 14th Librarian of Congress.  The Librarian is trusted with overseeing one of our nation’s most treasured institutions; an institution that is deeply rooted in the tradition of advancing knowledge throughout the world.  We look forward to working with Dr. Hayden as she leads the Library and undertakes the important task of collecting, preserving, and dispersing a vast collection of educational resources for today’s generation and the generations to come.”