06.22.06

Burr Applauds Senate Approval of Whitney Nomination

Senator Richard Burr today applauded the Senate for confirming the nomination of Frank Whitney to be a United States District Court Judge for the Western District of North Carolina. Mr. Whitney was nominated by President Bush on February 14, 2006.

"I am pleased that the Senate has approved the nomination of Mr. Whitney. Frank is exceedingly qualified to serve on the federal bench. I am confident he will continue his record of public service with honor and distinction. This is a good day for federal courts in North Carolina and for our nation."

For more information go to https://www.burr.senate.gov.