Oakley confirmed as South Carolina's secretary of transportation

South Carolina Department of Transportation Director Janet Oakley speaks to reporters after Gov. Nikki Haley, left, announced her appointment on April 7 in Columbia, S.C. The South Carolina Senate on Thursday confirmed Oakley's appointment.

COLUMBIA - The state Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Janet P. Oakley as South Carolina's new secretary of transportation, according to a story at thestate.com.

Oakley was nominated in April by Gov. Nikki Haley after former Transportation Secretary Robert St. Onge was charged with drunken driving and resigned, according to The State's story.

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