Rosen Votes to Confirm Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement after voting to confirm Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as the Secretary of the U.S Department of Labor (DOL):

“Today, I was proud to vote to confirm Marty Walsh as the Secretary of Labor,” said Senator Rosen. “His confirmation comes at a critical time for the American labor workforce, with millions of people out of work and facing the loss of jobless benefits. Secretary Walsh supports our unions and will fight to increase the minimum wage. There is no doubt he will put American workers’ best interests first. I look forward to working with Secretary Walsh to increase economic growth, create jobs, and protect Nevada’s workforce.”