Sen.Casey Statement on Surgeon General Nominee

Published 03/20 2014 02:20PM

Updated 03/20 2014 02:22PM

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy to be the Surgeon General of the United States:

"I voted to advance Dr. Murthy's nomination during a hearing of the HELP Committee and will support his nomination on the Senate floor. Dr. Murthy understands the public health challenges our nation faces, is highly qualified and would make an excellent Surgeon General."

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