HLF in the Media

Statement on Alexander Acosta’s Confirmation as Secretary of Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement from its president Mario H. Lopez following the U.S. Senate vote to confirm Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor: “The Hispanic Leadership Fund commends all Senators who voted to confirm Alexander Acosta as the new Secretary of Labor.  Mr. Acosta is a well respected attorney who […]

Statement on Confirmation of Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement from 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 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 […]

Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, the President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, Mario H. Lopez, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court: “Judge Neil Gorsuch has had an exceptional record of defending the Constitution and our fundamental rights such as the 2nd amendment and the right […]

Analysis of U.S. House of Representatives Elections Shows Neutral Effect of Immigration Positions for GOP Candidates

Study on 2014 Competitive Races Demonstrates Republicans Are not Hurt by a Less Restrictive Position, Are not Helped by a More Restrictive Position

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund (HLF), a nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes individual liberty, opportunity, and prosperity, today announced the release of a report that demonstrates that Republicans running for Congress are neither helped by more restrictive immigration positions nor hurt by less restrictive immigration positions. The report, titled “Fear Not,” offers data to support […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Danny Tarkanian for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced the endorsement of Danny Tarkanian in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District.   “Danny Tarkanian is a successful businessman who’s dedicated to fight for middle class families in the 3rd congressional district of Nevada,” said Mario H. Lopez, President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund. “Unlike his […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Rep. Ros-Lehtinen for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced the endorsement of Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Florida’s 27th Congressional District.   “Rep. Ros-Lehtinen been a consistent fighter for constituents in the 27th congressional district of Florida,” said Mario H. Lopez, President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund. “Rep. Ros-Lehtinen has had an excellent record […]