05.18.09

ENZI COMMENDS SENATE CONFIRMATION OF HAMBURG

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Ranking Member of the SenateHealth, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today commended the Senate for its quick confirmation of Dr. Margaret Hamburg to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

“Dr. Hamburg is the right person for a tough job,” Enzi said. “FDA needs aCommissioner with Dr. Hamburg’s expertise and experience.

“I look forward to working with Dr. Hamburg to protect and promote the public health,and to restore FDA’s status as the gold standard for regulatory agencies. I’m pleased the Senate was able to act on her nomination so quickly.”

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