Tom Vilsack of Pittsburgh confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON (KDKA) – Pittsburgh-born Tom Vilsack is once again US Secretary of Agriculture.

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The US Senate confirmed Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture by 92-7 votes on Tuesday.

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Vilsack was born and raised in Squirrel Hill. He is a graduate of the Shady Side Academy.

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This is the second time Vilsack has served as Secretary of Agriculture after serving in the same position for eight years under President Barack Obama.

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