Report: Rep. Solis to Become Labor Secretary

President-elect Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama: 'Stop to reflect' on Memorial Day John Bolton slams Obama’s ‘shameful apology tour’ Miss. governor to join lawsuit against Obama transgender policy MORE will nominate Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) as Secretary of Labor, the Associated Press is reporting.

The fifth-term congresswoman from Los Angeles serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and is vice chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

Should she be confirmed, Solis would be another Latina member of Obama's cabinet, being the daughter of Mexican and Nicaraguan immigrants to the U.S.

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