News Releases

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 […]

Supreme Court to Review Apple v. Samsung

WASHINGTON, D.C.–We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to review the ruling in the design patent case between Apple and Samsung.  The lower court’s decision hinders entrepreneurship and creates significant barriers for Hispanic and other minority owned businesses, particularly small businesses.  Without reasonable limits on design patent damages, small businesses are at risk of design patent […]

Victory in Landmark Election Law Case

HLF Defends First Amendment Freedoms in Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled against attempts by U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) to force the Federal Election Commission to unilaterally change its donor disclosure rules, The Hispanic Leadership Fund previously filed, and the court accepted, its motion to intervene as a defendant […]

Garcia Padilla’s Fiscal Adjustment Plan Should Not Be Taken Seriously

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Hispanic Leadership Fund president Mario H. Lopez issued the following statement in response to the fiscal reform plan announced today by Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla: “The Fiscal Adjustment Plan offered by Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla is a predictably transparent effort to lobby for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.  The plan may be politically expedient, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Puerto Rico’s Alejandro García Padilla is the New Castro of the Caribbean

Families in Puerto Rico Suffer While Padilla Plays Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund today urged Hispanic leaders throughout Florida to join the growing chorus of critics raising deep concerns about the reckless leadership of Puerto Rican Alejandro García Padilla as he visits Orlando on trip to expand his political ambitions. “Florida’s Hispanics need to know the truth about Governor García Padilla.  He talks […]