Government & Regulation

HLF Amicus Brief in Samsung v. Apple Supreme Court Appeal

The Hispanic Leadership Fund has long championed innovators and small businesses in minority communities, serving as a voice for historically underserved groups and advocating for policies that allow for and protect their success and ability to grow. To that end, HLF recently filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, encouraging the Court to […]

Statement on Confirmation of Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement for its president Mario H. Lopez in response to the U.S. Senate confirming Gov. Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy: “As the former governor of the state of Texas, Governor Perry created 2.2 million new jobs while enacting energy policies that helped the state’s economy prosper […]

Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Hispanic Leadership Fund President, Mario H. Lopez issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s joint address to Congress: “We are encouraged by the president’s overall message about vital challenges faced by our nation and the need to address them.  HLF supports promoting more economic growth by lowering taxes for working-class families, cutting […]

Statement on Nomination of Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Hispanic Leadership Fund president, Mario H. Lopez, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Alexander Acosta to be the next Secretary of Labor: “Alexander Acosta has an outstanding career of serving his country under President George W. Bush’s administration. Mr. Acosta has served on the National Labor Relations Board and […]

Statement on the Confirmation of Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement for its president Mario H. Lopez in response to the U.S. Senate voting to confirm Rep. Tom Price as the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services: “The Hispanic Leadership Fund applauds the confirmation of Rep. Tom Price as the next HHS Secretary.  […]

Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement for its president Mario H. Lopez in response to the U.S. Senate voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next Secretary of Education: “The Hispanic Leadership Fund commends the Senate for voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next Secretary of Education.  Mrs. DeVos has been […]

HLF Launches Ad Campaign in Senate Battleground States

Campaign Highlights Issues Critical to Latino Communities in Nevada, Florida, and Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund (HLF) today announced the release of an initial round of issue ads in key states–Nevada, Florida, and Pennsylvania. The $250,000 ad buy consists of online audio ads are targeted to Latino constituents, are running in both English and Spanish, and are focused on critical issues including education, healthcare, and taxpayer […]

Another FCC Overreach that Hurts Consumers

Plan for TV Set-Top Boxes is Government at its Worst

While the FCC presses forward with its narrow minded and backwards looking ‘unlock the box’ plan to supposedly create competition for video devices, the market is hard at work actually delivering new products and choices to consumers.  The FCC claims that consumers lack choice for video devices, and yet conveniently overlooks that the many options […]