March 26, 2009
First Confirmation Hearing Set for Sebelius
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee scheduled the first of two confirmation hearings on the nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. That hearing will take place on March 31. The second hearing will be in the Senate Finance Committee, which also has jurisdiction over the nomination. This hearing has not yet been scheduled.