Sen. Bennet's Statement on Confirmation of Hilda Solis to Serve as Labor Secretary
Washington, DC - United States Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Hilda Solis to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Labor:
"Hilda Solis has devoted herself to advancing the cause of America's working men and women throughout her career. As the daughter of working-class parents, she is uniquely attuned to the needs and concerns of working families and is well suited to help them confront these difficult economic times.
"With unemployment on the rise and wages failing to keep up with the rising costs of basic needs, I am confident Hilda will provide the balanced and thoughtful leadership we need at the Labor Department to improve the lives of hard-working Americans and their families."