Scott Statement on the Confirmation of Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following his vote to confirm Eugene Scalia as Secretary of Labor. Scalia’s confirmation passed the Senate by a vote of 53-44.

“Mr. Scalia has proven time and time again to be an expert in labor, employment, and regulatory law. With an unmatched resume of experience in both the private and public sector, I have no doubt that Secretary Scalia will continue the good work already done at the Department of Labor and build on our growing economy. I look forward to continuing my conversations with him about South Carolina’s fantastic apprenticeship programs and seeing what we can do to replicate it on the national level.”