Press Release

AFT Statement On Sen. Harkin’s Chairmanship of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

For Release: 

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Contact:

Janet Bass
202-879-4554
jbass@aft.org


WASHINGTON—
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is an excellent choice to chair the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Sen. Harkin is a long-time champion of working Americans, our public education system, and the rights of people with disabilities. He also is committed to affordable, accessible, high-quality healthcare. The AFT looks forward to working with him on these issues.