Zatezalo Nomination Clears Senate Committee

Wheeling resident would head MSHA

File Photo by John McCabe Wheeling resident David Zatezalo, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, discusses his nomination at his Woodsdale home earlier this month.

WASHINGTON — The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee this afternoon, by a 12-11 vote, approved the nomination of Wheeling’s David Zatezalo as undersecretary of Labor, heading the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Zatezalo’s nomination now goes to the full Senate.