Senate Democrats

Reid Statement On Nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis To Be Secretary Of Labor

Washington, DCSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President-elect Obama nominated Rep. Hilda Solis to be Secretary of Labor: 

“I am pleased that President-elect Barack Obama has selected Representative Hilda Solis to head the Department of Labor.  Rep. Solis has long been a strong advocate for America’s working men and women and has promoted polices that put the middle class first.  She has worked hard to promote sound polices that grow American businesses while providing for strong labor, environmental and human-rights protections.  I look forward to confirming Rep. Solis as quickly as possible.”