Ariz. Gov. Napolitano transition will take months
"She understands the need for a Department of Homeland Security that has the capacity to help prevent terrorist attacks and respond to catastrophe - be it manmade or natural," the President-elect Obama said.
By Jeremy Duda
Arizona Capitol Times
Obama tasks Napolitano with Homeland Security overhaul
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Gov. Janet Napolitano said she will not resign as governor until her nomination as homeland security secretary is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, a process that could take several months.