Marty Walsh (politician)
|29th United States Secretary of Labor|
|Assumed office |
March 23, 2021
|Preceded by||Eugene Scalia|
|54th Mayor of Boston|
January 6, 2014 – March 22, 2021
|Preceded by||Thomas Menino|
|Succeeded by||Kim Janey (acting)|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives|
from the 13th Suffolk district
April 12, 1997 – January 3, 2014
|Preceded by||James T. Brett|
|Succeeded by||Daniel J. Hunt|
Martin Joseph Walsh
April 10, 1967
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Boston College (BA)|
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. 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. The nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 22, 2021, by a vote of 68–29.
References[change | change source]
- "Marty Walsh Re-Elected As Mayor Of Boston". WBZ-TV. November 7, 2017. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
- 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.
- "Marty Walsh confirmed as Secretary of Labor".
- "Senate confirms Walsh as Labor Secretary".