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US labor secretary visiting North Dakota

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pauses while speaking during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Oxon Hill, Md., on Tuesday. CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer

BISMARCK — U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will visit North Dakota next Thursday, March 21, Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer said.

Acosta's schedule includes meetings on workforce, association health plans and tribal colleges. He'll be in Fargo and Bismarck.

Acosta was confirmed as President Donald Trump's labor secretary in April 2017. His visit marks another in a long line of Trump officials to visit the state.

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