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Florida Legislation Will Halt EPA Overreach and Increased Energy Costs

Much has been made recently about the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest regulatory push in what it calls its “Clean Power Plan.”  But a critical point that is often missed in debates is how these types of heavy-handed regulations impact underserved communities–like American Hispanics. With the Clean Power Plan, the Big Government bureaucracy in Washington threatens […]

FACT SHEET: The Sad Truth About Puerto Rico

  GOV. GARCIA PADILLA’S RECORD SHOWS FISCAL AND ECONOMIC FAILURE Sustained Economic Decline, Pension Shortfalls, Job Losses & Brain Drain GDP shrank by almost 2% in 2014 63 plants closed in 2014 Lowest labor force participation rate in the Western Hemisphere at 41% 14% unemployment rate The Economist predicts that Puerto Rico will be the […]

HLF Launches Ad Campaign Focused on Puerto Rican Economic Crisis

Failed Policies of Governor Alejandro García Padilla Have Led to Massive Job Losses and Uncertainty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hispanic Leadership Fund is a non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening working families by promoting common-sense public policy solutions that foster liberty, opportunity, and prosperity for all. “Puerto Rico can no longer afford the policies of Governor García Padilla,” said Mario H. López, President of HLF. “With 14 percent unemployment, a […]

Puerto Rico in Economic Crisis

Garcia Padilla’s Policies Bring Hard Times

Most Americans agree that we are still going through tough economic times.  Although too often news regarding the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is overlooked, there is a growing crisis there that is garnering attention in Washington and elsewhere.  Puerto Rico faces historic economic challenges, but the worst part is that Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Congratulates Election Night Winners

The HLF PAC was Proud to Support Winners: Gardner, Curbelo, and Valadao

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s (HLF) Political Action Committee (PAC) today congratulated the winners of the Congressional races which it endorsed.   “The Hispanic Leadership Fund PAC congratulates endorsed candidates Cory Gardner in Colorado, Carlos Curbelo in FL-26, and David Valadao in CA-21,” said Hispanic Leadership Fund President Mario H. Lopez.  “We named these elections among […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund PAC Endorses Rep. Valadao for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced the endorsement of Representative David Valadao in California’s 21st Congressional District. “David Valadao has been a consistent voice for Hispanic families in California’s 21st Congressional District, and we are proud to endorse him for a second term,” said Mario H. Lopez, President of the Hispanic […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund Spends More Than $250,000 on Issue Ads in Three Key States

Ads Highlight Issues of Importance to Hispanic Communities in Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund (HLF) today announced the release of seven issue ads in key states – Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina.  These ads are running in both English and Spanish and are focused on critical issues including education, healthcare, and energy.   “Hispanics are the fastest growing demographic in America but our children […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Marilinda Garcia for Congress

A Youthful Energy that is Needed in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced the endorsement of Marilinda Garcia in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District. “In New Hampshire, Marilinda Garcia represents the type of action-oriented youthful energy that Congress needs,” said Mario H. Lopez, President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund. “She has the potential to not only shake-up a […]