News Releases

Response to Harry Reid’s Smears of Sen. Rubio

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hispanic Leadership Fund today released the following statement from its President Mario H. Lopez, in response to the most recent attacks on Senator Marco Rubio (FL) coming from Senator Harry Reid (NV): “It is hard to decide where to begin with Reid and the administration’s smear campaign against Hispanic leaders who […]

Federal Court Set to Take Up Landmark Election Law Case

Federal Court Set to Take Up Landmark Election Law Case HLF Defends First Amendment Freedoms in Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission WASHINGTON, D.C.–Following the United States District Court for the District of Columbia’s decision permitting the Hispanic Leadership Fund to intervene as a defendant in U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen’s (D-MD) lawsuit against the […]

Letter to Walgreens: Dispute Threatens Health Care Options for Millions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hispanic Leadership Fund today released a letter from its President Mario H. Lopez, to Walgreens CEO Gregory Wasson, expressing concern over the ongoing dispute. At a critical time in our nation’s history, millions of patients, including many in underserved communities, are in danger of having health care choices severely affected by […]

HLF Supports Further Study on Salt Reduction in School Lunches

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hispanic Leadership Fund today applauded Congressional action intended to delay recently revised school lunch standards developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, especially in regards to a proposed reduction in salt consumption. “Once again, federal regulators have abandoned sound science in favor of political correctness and a flawed agenda,” said Hispanic […]

‘Gainful Employment’ Rule Will Reduce Educational Opportunities for Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2011 CONTACT: press@HispanicLeadershipFund.org WASHINGTON—Following the Department of Education’s release of the controversial final ‘Gainful Employment’ rule, the Hispanic Leadership Fund condemned the content of the rule and its harmful impact on students, including many Latinos, and the tainted process by which the Administration is forcing it through.  Hispanic Leadership Fund […]

Statement on President Obama’s Immigration Speech

WASHINGTON, DC–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement from its President Mario H. Lopez regarding President Obama’s immigration speech in El Paso today: “From the time President Obama was in the US Senate–when he supported poison pill amendments designed to kill immigration reform efforts–we have seen that President Obama is only a friend to […]