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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is releasing a statement following his meeting with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health nominee Dr. Rachel Levine:

“Today, I had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Rachel Levine about her historic nomination to be the Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Levine is exactly the kind of crisis-tested leader our Nation needs at HHS during this difficult time. From her time as a nationally-renowned physician to her work as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, Dr. Levine has established a track record of results that will serve our Nation well in this important role. She is a leader who has worked to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and improve the health and wellbeing of Pennsylvanians. I’m grateful for her willingness to continue her public service at such a critical time for our Nation.”