The acting administrator at the General Services Administration is now the permanent head of the agency.
The Senate confirmed Dan Tangherlini on Thursday evening. He has served at GSA in an acting capacity since April 2012, after then-Administrator Martha Johnson resigned in the fallout of an inspector general report revealing the agency had overspent at a 2010 conference.
After stepping into his new role, Tangherlini focused on cracking down on wasteful spending and eliminating inefficiencies within the agency. One of his initiatives was to conduct a top-to-bottom review, and under his leadership, GSA merged its IT offices under the authority of the chief information officer.
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Tangherlini Confirmed by Senate