Obama Taps CPSC Nominees, Seeks More Funding

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- President Obama has announced steps to boost the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's resources for dealing with a slew of new consumer safety responsibilities, putting forth two nominees to fill leadership posts at the agency and unveiling plans to increase the panel's size and budget.

On Tuesday, Obama tapped former South Carolina Superintendent of Education Inez Moore Tenenbaum to head the commission, as well as University of North Carolina law and business professor Robert S. Adler to fill one of two new seats the administration has...
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