House staffer heads to DOE

Joe Levin will start Monday as associate director for external coordination in the DOE’s budget office.

Energy and Water Subcommittee Chairman Rodney FrelinghuysenRodney FrelinghuysenOvernight Regulation: GOP takes aim at Endangered Species Act | DOJ expands asset seizures | FCC chief denies Trump interfered on Time Warner merger | Panel votes to ease driverless car regs Overnight Finance: Pressure builds for GOP on taxes | NAFTA talks to begin in August | DOJ expands asset seizure program | Regulator defends charters for financial tech firms Committee approves .4B Interior, EPA spending bill MORE (R-N.J.) broke the news during a Thursday hearing, wishing Levin well as he heads “back to the dark side.”

Levin has been with the committee since March 2009.