Archive for Tuesday, April 28, 2009

U.S. Senate confirms Sebelius; Parkinson to take governor’s oath at 7 p.m. today

April 28, 2009

Kathleen Sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius

Mark Parkinson

Mark Parkinson

The U.S. Senate has approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as the next U.S. Health and Human Services secretary.

The vote was 65-31 in favor of the governor's nomination. Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will be sworn at 7 p.m. today in the north wing of the Statehouse in as Kansas' new governor.

Comments

Peabody 5 years, 2 months ago

Congratulations to Kathleen Sebelius on her confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. She will serve our country well in this new role.

Mark Parkinson has been a strong lieutenant governor and will serve our state ably as our new governor. Congratulations to him on his new position leading the great state of Kansas.

Tony Brown

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