SACRAMENTO – The Senate Rules Committee Wednesday unanimously confirmed the appointment of Technology Agency Secretary Carlos Ramos.  Appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on June 27, 2011, Secretary Ramos was confirmed by a vote of 5-0.  Today’s action by the committee advances Secretary Ramos’ confirmation to the Senate floor for final approval.  Gubernatorial appointees must be approved by a majority vote of the Senate within one year of assuming office.