Marty Walsh (politician)

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Marty Walsh
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Official portrait, 2021
29th United States Secretary of Labor
Assumed office
March 23, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyJulie Su
Preceded byEugene Scalia
54th Mayor of Boston
In office
January 6, 2014 – March 22, 2021
Preceded byThomas Menino
Succeeded byKim Janey (acting)
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 13th Suffolk district
In office
April 12, 1997 – January 3, 2014
Preceded byJames T. Brett
Succeeded byDaniel J. Hunt
Personal details
Born
Martin Joseph Walsh

(1967-04-10) April 10, 1967 (age 54)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationBoston College (BA)
WebsiteOfficial website

Martin Joseph "Marty" Walsh (born April 10, 1967) is an American politician. Walsh is the 29th and current United States Secretary of Labor since March 23, 2021. He was the 54th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 2014 until 2021.[1] He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997 until 2014 and representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district.

On January 7, 2021 then President-elect Joe Biden nominated Walsh to be United States Secretary of Labor under his administration.[2] The nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 22, 2021, by a vote of 68–29.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Marty Walsh Re-Elected As Mayor Of Boston". WBZ-TV. November 7, 2017. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  2. Lynch, David J.; Stein, Jeff; Rosenberg, Eli; Freedman, Andrew. "Biden to name Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor". Retrieved January 8, 2021 – via www.washingtonpost.com.
  3. "Marty Walsh confirmed as Secretary of Labor".
  4. "Senate confirms Walsh as Labor Secretary".