Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on the Confirmation of Gov. Raimondo as Commerce Secretary

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Gov. Gina Raimondo as U.S. commerce secretary:

“NAHB congratulates Gina Raimondo on her Senate confirmation as commerce secretary. She is a thoughtful leader who has launched successful workforce housing initiatives to train workers for jobs in the construction trade. Secretary Raimondo knows that housing and the small business community are vital cogs in ensuring a strong, vibrant economy. Her dynamic leadership will serve the nation well as she takes on the job to expand American business interests at home and across the globe.”