Marylander a leading contender for Democratic Party leader

WASHINGTON — As the race for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee comes to a close, a former Maryland politician has positioned himself as one of the front-runners. Thomas Perez, former labor secretary under President Barack Obama and a…

Apprenticeships Should Be in Every Zip Code: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Tuesday that apprenticeships are the need of the hour and should grow in all sectors, especially in the fields of health care, technology and cyber security.

Senate Republicans Grill Marylander Perez at Confirmation Hearing

Thomas Perez, a Takoma Park resident who has served in top county and state-level positions in Maryland, remained calm in the face of tough questioning from Senate Republicans Thursday as he sought confirmation as the next U.S. secretary of labor.