NHLA Press Releases

See NHLA's latest press releases below.

Mar 5, 2014

LATINO LEADERS PRAISE UNANIMOUS COMMITTEE SUPPORT FOR MARIA CONTRERAS-SWEET AS SBA ADMINISTRATOR

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) today praised Senators on the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee for unanimously supporting the nomination of Maria Contreras-Sweet as Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator. The next step toward confirmation is a full vote of the United States Senate and NHLA urges Senators to move swiftly in scheduling a floor vote.

Mar 5, 2014

LATINO LEADERS SEND LETTERS TO U.S. SENATE IN SUPPORT OF LATINO NOMINEES FOR HUD AND SBA

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) sent letters to United States Senators on behalf of two highly qualified nominees: Maria Contreras-Sweet to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) and, Mr. Gustavo Velasquez to be an Assistant Secretary of the United States Department on Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Feb 25, 2014

With Affordable Care Act Enrollment Deadlines Approaching, NHLA Boosts Outreach

NHLA has multiple events planned during the Latino Enrollment Week of Action, as part of their continued efforts to ensure as many eligible Latinos as possible enroll in health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace.

Feb 12, 2014

LATINO LEADERS SEND LETTER TO SENATE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE URGING SUPPORT FOR MARIA CONTRERAS-SWEET, NOMINEE TO HEAD SBA

NHLA urges swift Senate confirmation of Latina business and community leader who would be second Latino in President's Cabinet and highest-ranking Latina in the Administration.

Feb 12, 2014

LATINO LEADERS URGE “NO” VOTE ON AYOTTE AMENDMENT

NHLA sent a letter to Senators urging them to vote against an amendment being offered by Senator Kelly Ayotte to the military pensions legislation (S. 1963) that would deny the Child Tax Credit to eligible low-income working families for children with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.

Feb 5, 2014

NHLA CHAIR CALLS ON CONGRESS TO FIX FOODSTAMP CUTS THAT WILL HIT VULNERABLE FAMILIES

The Chairman of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, issued the following statement regarding the House-Senate compromise version of the Farm Bill (HR 2642) and its SNAP provisions.

Jan 29, 2014

NHLA: PRESIDENT'S STATE OF THE UNION PRIORITIES WILL EXPAND OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HISPANIC FAMILIES

Hector Sanchez, Chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Last week NHLA, a coalition of 36 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country, sent a letter to the President urging him to focus on seven priorities in the address: immigration, the economy and budget, education, health, Latino inclusion in the federal government, voting rights, and support for Latino Veterans. Full text of the letter can be found here.

Jan 24, 2014

LATINO LEADERS ISSUE POLICY PRIORITIES FOR STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

Today the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of 36 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country, sent a letter to President Barack Obama respectfully urging the President to mention seven key issues in his State of the Union address next week.

Jan 15, 2014

NHLA CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NOMINATION OF MARIA CONTRERAS-SWEET TO HEAD SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the nation's 36 preeminent national Latino organizations, today congratulated Maria Contreras-Sweet, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Jan 6, 2014

LATINO LEADERS URGE SENATORS TO SUPPORT EXTENDING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS

Votes May Be Included In NHLA's Congressional Scorecard

Dec 20, 2013

RELEASE: LATINO LEADERS CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF ALEJANDRO MAYORKAS AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of the nation's 36 preeminent national Latino organizations, today congratulates Alejandro Mayorkas on his confirmation as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Dec 19, 2013

NHLA Urges Senators to Back Alejandro Mayorkas as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security

NHLA Urges Senators to Back Alejandro Mayorkas as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security In Advance of a Much-Anticipated Vote, Latino Groups Note that all Votes Related to the Nominee will be Scored

Dec 10, 2013

Latino Leaders Urge Senate to Confirm Alejandro Mayorkas as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security and to Move Forward Myrna Perez's Nomination as EAC Commissioner

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), the coalition of 36 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country, sent letters of support to United States Senators urging a YES vote to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security and requesting support to advance the nomination of Myrna Perez to be a Commissioner on the Election Assistance Commission.

Nov 1, 2013

THIS YEAR’S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WILL NOT BE COMMEMORATING IMMIGRATION REFORM

THIS YEAR’S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WILL NOT BE COMMEMORATING IMMIGRATION REFORM

Oct 31, 2013

Coalition of 36 National Latino Organizations Congratulates Katherine Archuleta on Confirmation as OPM Director

National Leaders Thank Supportive Senators, Warning Others that Continued Opposition to Latino Nominees will be Recorded and Shared with Broader Community

Oct 30, 2013

Archuleta OPM nomination moves after unprecedented cloture vote, Groups extremely disappointed with 18 Senators who voted no

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA)—the coalition of 36 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country—released the following statement on the unprecedented Senate vote to invoke cloture, expressing disappointment about the 18 Senators who opposed the procedural vote to advance the nomination of Ms. Katherine Archuleta to be the Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Oct 29, 2013

Coalition of 36 National Latino Organizations Calls on Senators to Confirm Katherine Archuleta This Week

Today, NHLA sent a letter urging the United States Senate to vote in support of Katherine Archuleta, President Barack Obama's nominee to serve as Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Oct 21, 2013

Latino Leaders to Announce Enrollment Campaign for National Hispanic Health Week of Action

NHLA To Hold Press Conference Launching Efforts to Encourage Hispanic Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces

Oct 21, 2013

NHLA Seizes Historic Opportunity to Increase Latino Access to Health Care

Latino leadership highlights benefits of enrolling in new health insurance options during National Hispanic Health Week of Action

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