HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns; Budget Director Burwell Nominated For Post

Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 10:21 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius formally resigned April 11, 2014, and President Obama nominated Sylvia Matthew Burwell, now director of the Office of Management and Budget, to succeed her, according to the White House.

Sebelius, 65, had been Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary since 2009. She was formerly the governor of Kansas.

Although HHS secretaries are usually nominal parties in litigation involving drug and devices, Sebelius was personally involved in the recent litigation to force the federal government...
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