HLF in the Media

Hispanic Leadership Fund Challenges Scope of “Electioneering Communications” Rules in Lawsuit Against the Federal Election Commission

DES MOINES, IA–The Hispanic Leadership Fund filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission this week seeking clarification to cumbersome rules set forth by the Federal Election Commission surrounding what are called “electioneering communications.” This lawsuit seeks a preliminary injunction finding that advertisements that reference “the government,” “the administration,” “the White House,” and that include […]

Wall Street Journal on What the Arizona Ruling Means for President Obama’s Reelection

Lopez: 'Obama is motivated purely by politics'

Today’s Wall Street Journal discusses the effect of the Supreme Court’s recent Arizona ruling on President Obama’s efforts to reconnect with Hispanic voters, and features a quote from the Hispanic Leadership Fund: Mario H. Lopez, president of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, which advocates for free enterprise and limited government, said Monday’s ruling doesn’t offset Mr. […]

HLF on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation”

Lopez: 'Obama Continues to Use Latinos as Political Pawns'

Hispanic Leadership Fund President was on NPR earlier today, discussing the announcement by President Obama that he will instruct the Department of Homeland Security to alter its enforcement priorities with regard to students who would be affected by various versions of legislation commonly referred to as the “DREAM Act.”  Lopez talked about the politics behind […]

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 […]