President Bush nominated Governor Schafer last October upon the resignation of Mike Johanns.
Gov. Schafer's nomination appearance is not expected to be controversial and he could be confirmed quickly by the full Senate.
The hearing, scheduled for 3:30-5:30 pm EDT UPDATED, will be broadcast online. CLICK HERE to watch the hearing live (Real Video player required).
Source: US Senate
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