January 24, 2018

Young Votes to Confirm Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released the following statement after voting to confirm Indiana’s Alex Azar as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“Alex is the right person to ensure HHS succeeds in its core mission of enhancing and protecting the well-being of Americans. His previous leadership roles at Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and HHS have prepared him to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing healthcare challenges. I look forward to working with Alex to ensure Hoosiers have access to high-quality and affordable care.”

Azar was confirmed by a 55-43 vote.

Click here or the image below to watch Senator Young introduce Alex Azar at his confirmation hearing before the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee in November 2017.

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