Rahall Statement on Sylvia Mathews Burwell Confirmation

Special to HuntingtonNews.Net
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D – W.Va.) on Thursday, June 5, 2014 released the following statement following the vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of U.S. Department of health and Human Services:


“The bipartisan mandate Sylvia has received from the United States Senate portrays the breath of fresh air and seasoned management she can continue to bring the federal government to get things done when given the opportunity.  Her pragmatism rooted in West Virginia values will continue to serve the nation and make our State prouder still.”

Editor's note: The Senate confirmed her 78 to 17:


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