Lopez Op-Ed: Washington’s Spending Insanity
HLF president Mario H. Lopez has an opinion essay in the Tampa Tribune touching on the recent debates over federal budgets and spending. Lopez commends Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for his budgetary efforts and commitment to curtail government overspending. Lopez writes:
The disastrous failure of discipline and leadership in deficit reduction is a driving force behind the dreadfully sluggish pace of our economic “recovery.”
I see every day how Washington’s runaway growth affects the plight of Hispanic families who continue to be hit hard in this economy. Unemployment among Hispanic workers is 10.7 percent — substantially higher than the national rate of 8.3 percent.
Read the entire piece here.