(*This post has been updated to correctly reflect that Robert Bozzuto is a native of Westmoreland County.)
A Westmoreland County* native who spent four years as executive director of the Pennsylvania Republican Party has been nominated to a top position at the U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Robert Bozzuto III, who was former GOP chair Rob Gleason’s deputy from 2013-2017, has been nominated as assistant secretary for public affairs the Labor Department. He’s currently the agency’s White House liaison, the Pennsylvania GOP said in a statement.
Before joining the state party, Bozzuto was a staffer for ex-U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and worked on Santorum’s unsuccessful 2006 re-election campaign.
“I want to congratulate Bob on his nomination to this important role within the President’s administration. I look forward to seeing Bob’s future career unfold as he continues make the make Pennsylvania and the PA GOP proud,” state party Chairman Val DiGiorgio said in a statement.