Durbin Meets with Secretary of Commerce Nominee Penny Pritzker

[WASHINGTON, DC] - Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) met today with President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, to discuss her nomination and the importance of supporting U.S. businesses and job creation through this economic recovery.


“Penny Pritzker is an excellent choice to head the Department of Commerce,” Durbin said after meeting with her this afternoon. “She has risen to the highest ranks of corporate America, understands the challenges American businesses face, and will bring with her years of experience in job creation and economic growth. I look forward to helping her through the confirmation process and to working with her once she’s sworn in as the next Secretary of Commerce.”