Senate ready to confirm new National Labor Relations Board members

WASHINGTON • The Senate on Tuesday moved a step closer to approving Democratic nominees to the National Labor Relations Board. Following a script crafted by the two parties, the Senate voted 64-34 to cut off debate and move to a final confirmation vote for Kent Hirozawa. By the end of the day, the Senate could confirm five nominees waiting to join the independent labor agency. “I’m glad the Senate is moving forward as agreed to confirm five nominees to the NLRB, two Republicans and three Democra...

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