Labor Secretary Nominee Finally Gets Confirmation Hearing

Inside Sources discusses Labar Secretary Nominee Acosta’s confirmation hearing

Acosta noted during his opening statement that his views regarding labor stem from his parents. His parents were poor immigrants but worked hard to give him a college education. They were always able to find work. Acosta is concerned work isn’t as available now as it was then.

Those opposed to the last administration also hope the new labor secretary will help bring balance back to the department. The Competitive Enterprise Institute noted in a coalition letter the department imposed $55.7 billion in regulatory costs on employers during the last administration.

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