Thursday, 18 December 2008

Representative Hilda Solis is the Secretary of Labor

At least according to the Associated Press, Rep. Hilda Solis is Obama's labor pick. The latest in a series of names, but the first report that claims it is a done deal:

Andy Stern is impressed and:
praised Solis for her deep roots in the union movement. He recalled marching with her in Los Angeles — well before she was elected to Congress — to seek higher wages and benefits for janitors.
She was just re-elected to her 5th term in Congress representing the California 32nd Congressional district. Her House website is here.

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