Weapons Complex Monitor
December 19, 2012
Tauscher Favors More Autonomous NNSA
Congresswoman and Under Secretary of State Ellen Tauscher weighed in on
NNSA governance during a speech at the American Security Project
yesterday, suggesting that she supported much of the reform language in
the House and ultimately said she’d favor making NNSA an autonomous
agency that reports to the Energy Secretary without the baggage of DOE
bureaucracy. As a California Congresswoman [her district included LLNL],
Tauscher was instrumental in creating the NNSA in 1999, and she said
NNSA could be structured like NASA or the Securities Exchange
Commission, with a link to the Energy Secretary and “understanding that
this is so important that the President has to be involved at times, and
maybe with a director that is somebody with a real pedigree that gets
appointed, like the FBI director, for 10 years so that there’s not a
question of in and out and up and down.”
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