Sen. Says GOP Inquiries Won't Slow Action On Labor Nominee

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A spokeswoman for Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said Tuesday that labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez had provided ample information for lawmakers to evaluate him, on the heels of a letter from Senate Republicans that sought to delay proceeding on Perez's nomination because of outstanding information requests.  

Press secretary Allison Preiss said that Sen. Harkin would review Monday's letter, but added that Perez had been fully responsive and furnished more than enough information to the Health Education Labor and Pensions committee last week to allow legislators to...
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