President-elect Barack Obama recently announced that he intends to make the following nominations:

  • United States Congresswoman Hilda Solis - Secretary of Labor
  • Former United States Congressman Ray LaHood – Secretary of Transportation
  • Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk – United States Trade Representative
  • Karen G. Mills - Administrator of the Small Business Administration

These members of President-elect Barack Obama's team will be contributing to economic recovery efforts.  The following video is of the press conference announcing these appointments: