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Hilda Solis
Congressional Representative Hilda Solis of California is President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of the Department of Labor. If confirmed by the Senate, she will head the agency that attends to federal labor laws and statistics, worker safety and veterans' employment, among other functions. Elected to Congress in 2000 from the district east of Los Angeles where she grew up, Solis is backed by labor unions and has described herself as an environmentalist, an ally of working families, and More »
Born: October 20, 1957 (Los Angeles, California)

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Hilda Lucia Solis is an American politician and a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the 1st district. Solis previously served as the 25th United States Secretary of Labor from 2009 to 2013, as part of the administration of President Barack Obama. She is a member of the Democratic Party and served ...

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Sep 26, 2017 ... ... Boosts Oversight on Massage Establishments and Calls for New Ordinance. In order to best ensure the health and safety of customers and workers at massage establishments, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to prepare [...].

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An accomplished legislator in the California assembly, Hilda Solis was elected to the U.S. House from a district in Southern California after she defeated an 18- year incumbent in the primary. In Congress, Representative Solis championed the interests of working families and women and focused on legislation about health ...

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Feb 13, 2009 ... Solis is President Barack Obama's pick to be secretary of labor.

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Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis In the Congress, Solis' priorities included expanding access to affordable health care, protecting the environment, and improving the lives of working families. A recognized leader on clean energy jobs , she authored the Green Jobs Act which provided funding for “green” collar job training for ...

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Hilda L. Solis. Tenure: February 24, 2009 — January 22, 2013. Secretary Hilda L. Solis was confirmed as Secretary of Labor on February 24, 2009. Prior to confirmation as Secretary of Labor, Secretary Solis represented the 32nd Congressional District in California, a position she held from 2001 — 2009. A nationally ...

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Hilda Solis: American politician who served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (2001–09) before becoming secretary of the Department of Labor (2009–13) in the administration...

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Hilda Solis. Has the opportunity for ground-breaking sheriff oversight slipped away? Has the opportunity for ground-breaking sheriff oversight slipped away? At hearings across the county on how to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, residents repeatedly called on the Board of Supervisors to create a ...

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Dec 22, 2008 ... When President-elect Barack Obama tapped California Democrat Hilda Solis to be his administration's Labor Secretary, union leaders across the country rejoiced. The four-term Congresswoman has spent the better part of two decades championing workers' rights, including the Employee Free Choice Act, ...