Number:  113-21
Date:  September 19, 2014

Senate Finance Committee Approves Nomination of
Carolyn W. Colvin for Commissioner of Social Security

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Senate Finance Committee approved Carolyn W. Colvin to be the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA) by a 22-2 vote.  Ms. Colvin has served as the Acting Commissioner of SSA since February 2013.  The Senate confirmed her as Deputy Commissioner in December 2010.
The action by the Finance Committee clears the way for Ms. Colvin to be considered by the full Senate.