Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart Applauds Nomination of FIU Law Dean Acosta for Labor Secretary

Feb 16, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after President Trump nominated R. Alexander Acosta, Dean of Florida International University Law School, as Secretary of the Department of Labor.

“I am excited to learn of Alex Acosta’s nomination for Labor Secretary. He has an impressive record of achievement, having served on the National Labor Relations Board, as well as receiving  presidential appointments to both U.S. Attorney for Southern District of Florida and Assistant Attorney General during his career. Alex has also been an exemplary Dean of one of the best law schools in the state, leading FIU to earn the highest bar passage rates in Florida for three years in a row. He is a man of great principle, integrity, and courage, and I am confident he will do an excellent job serving our nation.”
 

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