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Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, left, and U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, second from left, view a calf at the dairy at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, Vt., Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012. Attending are students Rachel Arsenault, second from right, and Stephanie Nault, right. Solis was in Vermont to announce a $3.4 million agricultural training grant for Vermont Tech. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigned Jan. 9 from her position in the

Obama administration. Solis, a former California congresswoman, has

served in her position since her February 2009 confirmation.