Biden Signs New Executive Orders on Food Stamps, Stimulus Checks, and Federal Minimum Wage

Biden Signs New Executive Orders on Food Stamps, Stimulus Checks, and Federal Minimum Wage

President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Friday to provide aid to millions of Americans struggling financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Voters to Decide on Raising State's Hourly Minimum to $15

Florida Voters to Decide on Raising State's Hourly Minimum to $15

Florida voters can have the chance to raise the state's hourly minimum wage to $15 by 2026 through a proposal that is also on the ballot.
Income Inequality throughout Latin America is Growing

Shocking Gap Between Latin America’s Presidential Salaries And Workers Minimum Wage

Presidential leaders in Latin America have drastically higher incomes than the rest of the populations they govern.
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Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: PROMESA Bill Passes House, Allows Provision Cutting Minimum Wage to $4.25 for Young Workers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the PROMESA Act, which addresses Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, but in the process also allows the commonwealth’s minimum wage to drop to $4.25.
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Clinton's First 100 Days in White House Will Include Introduction of Immigration Reform Bill

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton made their final pleas on national television to attract voters, particularly Latinos, ahead Saturday’s Nevada caucus.
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Hillary Clinton Admits 'Poor Choice of Words' After Saying 'Illegal' Immigrant

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton responded to criticism of using the term “illegal” during a campaign stop.
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TURNOUT: No President Will Win Election Without Latino Vote, Says Mi Familia Vota Executive Director Ben Monterroso

Mi Familia Vota Executive Director Ben Monterroso told Latin Post that the Latino electorate is key for a presidential candidate to win the White House.
Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton (C) and Bernie Sanders (L) wave and Martin O'Malley

Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley Tackle Foreign Policy, Immigration, Wall Street in 2nd Democratic Debate

One night after the Paris terror attacks, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley spoke about foreign policy, immigration and the minimum wage for the second Democratic presidential debate.
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Latino Groups Blast GOP Candidates Over Immigration, Minimum Wage Platforms

Following the fourth Republican presidential primary debate, Latino civic engagement groups are criticizing the candidates’ stance on immigration reform and the economy.
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TURNOUT: California Assemblymember Luis Alejo Says Mobilizing Latino Voters Can Help Communities

Latinos have been making monumental steps in California, including in the state's legislative body. Assemblymember Luis Alejo is among the names paving the way to improve the lives of all Californians -- including Latinos, undocumented and documented.
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The State of Warehouse Workers in Southern California's Inland Empire

Thousands of warehouse workers in Southern California's Inland Empire typically earn less than a living wage. Also, most don't have health care benefits and many hold temporary positions, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside.
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Hillary Clinton's Economic Agenda Calls For Higher Wages, Benefits, Public Investments for Better Competition

Hillary Clinton announced her economic policy -- if elected president -- and it focused on boosting the middle class.
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Spanish-Language Ad in Latino Battleground States Highlights Jeb Bush's Immigration, Minimum Wage Stance

Coinciding with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's official presidential campaign announcement, a new advertisement has been released highlighting his stance on issues critical to the Latino community.

TURNOUT: Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta: Latinos Will Be The 'Deciders' in 2016 Election, Analyzes GOP Candidates

Regarded as "one of America's great labor and civil rights icons," Dolores Huerta has dedicated her life to advocating labor and civil rights, and her work continues as the Latino electorate brave the 2016 presidential election season.
Alaska U.S. Senate Results: Democratic Incumbent Mark Begich Admits Defeat, GOP Dan Sullivan's Win Marks GOP Gain

Alaska's U.S. Senate Race: Mark Begich, Dan Sullivan Election Could Help Determine US Senate Control

The balance of the U.S. Senate may be in the hands of registered voters in Alaska as The Last Frontier state's senate race is too close to call based on polling data heading into Tuesday's midterm elections.
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More Millennial Entrepreneurs Likely to Vote in 2014 Midterm Elections Than 2012, 'Skeptical' of Political Parties

More millennials are planning to vote this November than in 2012, yet the demographic's turnout is still lower than any other age group.
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