Daniel Garza, LIBRE Initiative

TURNOUT: Libre Initiative Executive Director Daniel Garza Identifies Economic Freedom, 2016 Election's Impact on Latinos

With the 2016 presidential election slowly gaining speed with candidates from major political parties announcing their bid, one organization has been engaging with the Latino community founded on principles of economic freedom.
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Sen. Bob Menendez Addresses Lack of Latinos in U.S. Corporate, Executive Level Jobs

U.S. senators Wednesday addressed the importance of Latinos and the economy, recognizing the lack of opportunities the Latino community currently face in the business sector.
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December Consumer Spending Slips But Estimate of U.S. GDP Increased

U.S. consumer spending encountered its biggest decline in December and at a rate not seen since late 2009.
Laura Maristany NALEO

TURNOUT: Q&A With Laura Maristany, NALEO's Director of Policy, on Issues Facing Latino Voting Bloc

In this edition of Latin Post's "Turnout", Laura Maristany, the Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs for the National Association of Latino Elected Appointed Officials (NALEO), discusses the issues facing the Latino voting bloc.
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Latino Millennials Talk Economy, Free Community College & Immigration After State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama covered several topics during the latest State of the Union address on Jan. 20, ranging from the free community college program, immigration and notably the economy. Latin Post spoke with Latino millennials about the State of the Union on the aforementioned topics.
Barack Obama State of the Union

President Barack Obama Promotes 'Middle-Class Economics' Agenda During Post-SOTU Address in Boise, Idaho

As stated during the State of the Union on Tuesday, President Barack Obama began to travel across the U.S. to promote his "middle-class economics" plan. His first stop was Boise, Idaho.
Barack Obama

2015 State of the Union Address: Five Things We Learned From the State of the Union

While the economy received a strong emphasis during Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, education, immigration, terrorism and cyber security were addressed – albeit briefly.
Barack Obama

State of the Union 2015 Address Review: Obama Focuses on Heavy 'Middle-Class Economics'; Cuba Policy, Immigration Briefly Addressed

The U.S. economy was a major focus for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. From the start, Obama said the country’s economy is growing, creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999 and the unemployment rate lower than before the 2008 financial crisis.
US Economy 2014 GDP News: Americans Have Positive View of US Economic Conditions as GDP Rises by 5 Percent

Americans Have Positive View of U.S. Economic Outlook as GDP Rises by 5 Percent

Americans' view of the U.S. economy appears to be increasing in positive territory, coincidentally as news about the country's economy further improving.
Barack Obama

White House Publishes 'Economic Facts' About Millennials' Benefits to US Economy

The White House, with the Council of Economic Advisers, published a report on the economic impacts of the largest generation in the U.S.: millennials.
Latinos in State Legislative and Senate Increases Following Midterm Elections

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Releases Congressional Scorecard, Ranks Lawmakers on Immigration, Economics

A nonpartisan coalition of national Latino organizations published a scorecard of the 113th Congress on how lawmakers' votes affected the social, economic and political life of Latinos.
Reporters interview an undocumented immigrant outside the locked offices of Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with other members from the immigrant youth-led organization United We Dream as they demonstrate against lawmakers who do not support an end to deporta

Immigration Reform Would Help US Economy, Says House Speaker John Boehner: 'Sooner We Do It, The Better'

The House of Representatives has not passed an immigration reform bill, but Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, said legislation would help the country's economy.
John Boehner

John Boehner Criticizes Projected 1.5 Percent GDP Growth

The Congressional Budget Office, providing nonpartisan analysis for Congress, predicted U.S. GDP will increase by 1.5 percent by the end of 2014, and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, used the news to criticize Democrats and the Obama administration.
Anti Immigrant Demonstrators Rally In Washington

Undocumented Immigrants 'Threaten' Traditional US Beliefs, Customs and Economy, Says Poll

Polling data revealed Americans are "threatened" by undocumented immigrants coming into the U.S. The poll, conducted by Reuters and Ipsos, found 75 percent of Americans view undocumented immigrants as a problem for the country's beliefs and customs.
President Barack Obama

Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low: 4 in 10 Americans Approve Handling of Economy and 'Dissatisfied' with Immigrations Crisis

A majority of Americans believe the country is heading towards the wrong direction, and President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped to new lows.
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Latino Millennial Males More Likely Underemployed Than Whites Despite More Work Experience

According to the Economic Policy Institute, the start of 2014 provided four million job openings, but there were 10.2 million job seekers. Young workers face "steeper" competition in the job market against older workers because they have less work experience.
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