HLF in the Media

Lopez Op-Ed: Washington’s Spending Insanity

HLF president Mario H. Lopez has an opinion essay in the Tampa Tribune touching on the recent debates over federal budgets and spending.  Lopez commends Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for his budgetary efforts and commitment to curtail government overspending.  Lopez writes: The disastrous failure of discipline and leadership in deficit reduction is a driving force […]

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 […]

Op-Ed: Regulatory Reform Necessary for Jobs and Benefits to Consumers

New Jersey’s telecom regulations represent a sad example of outdated mandates standing in the way of job creation, lower prices, and increased choices for consumers.  A recent opinion piece by HLF president Mario H. Lopez highlights a piece of legislation aiming to modernize some of the telecom rules. Outdated existing regulations have restricted new capital […]

Op-Ed: Why the Payroll Tax Debate Misses the Real Issue

Fox News Latino published the most recent opinion piece by HLF President Mario H. Lopez, which covers the current dispute in Washington  over extending the payroll tax cut. President Obama has made this issue a central part of his messaging strategy, and Republicans have argued against the extension, contending that the cut has failed to […]

Lopez Op-Ed: Economic Recovery Needs Leadership, not Salesmanship

Hispanic Leadership Fund President Mario H. Lopez takes a look at President Obama’s latest “deficit reduction” proposal.  Is it really as balanced as the President claims? The White House announcement of the plan heralded “net savings of more than $3 trillion over the next decade.” But a closer look at the proposal reveals that it […]

Op-Ed: FAA Battle Shows Special Interests Reign in D.C.

HLF President Mario H. Lopez writes in the Daily Caller about the refusal of Democrat Senators to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration unless special pork barrel spending projects protecting Big Union Bosses are kept. As unbelievable as it sounds, some senators are threatening the most recent FAA extension because they are protecting subsidies costing thousands […]

Saving Medicare: HLF President’s Piece in Fox News Latino

Medicare is set to run out of money.  Hispanic Leadership Fund president Mario H. Lopez explains why the threat is important, why Latinos have a stake in the outcome, and what can be done to get on the right path.