JOHNSON: HHS Post Confirmed by State Senate
Grantland Johnson yesterday was confirmed by the state Senate as Gov. Gray Davis' secretary of health and human services ( Sacramento Bee/Capitol Alert, 3/9). The senators unanimously voted for Johnson, who becomes the first African American to take the post. Johnson is a former Sacramento County supervisor and former director of the U.S. HHS' western region. Click here for past California Healthline coverage of Johnson.This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.