Passage of Education Bill SB 47 Is Important Win For Students With Special Needs

We urge the Gov to sign this into law without delay! (ATLANTA, GA) –  On Monday, SB 47, a revision to the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act, passed through both chambers of the Georgia Legislature. This legislation expands eligibility requirements, so more students with special needs can access the resources they need to succeed. David … Read More

NM Legislature Fails to Consider Education Freedom Accounts For Families

Students continue with limited options for Education Opportunities (ALBUQUERQUE, NM) –  This past weekend, the New Mexico State Legislature was dismissed without considering House Bill (HB) 292 and House Joint Resolution (HJR) 11, two pieces of legislation that would allow for the funding of Education Freedom Accounts (EFAs) for every New Mexican Student, so all students could … Read More

AFP & LIBRE-NM Calls On Gov. Lujan Grisham To Sign HB 4 Into Law

HB 4 Makes New Mexico’s Justice System More Fair (Albuquerque, MN) –  This weekend, Americans for Prosperity and The LIBRE Initiative sent Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham a letter urging her to sign HB 4, New Mexico’s Civil Rights Act, into law to improve the justice system in the state. Read the letter below: Dear Governor … Read More

LIBRE TEXAS Supports Increased Educational Opportunity

(Austin, TX)—Today, The LIBRE Initiative – TX, a group committed to empowering the Hispanic community announced its support for Senate Bill 28 and House Bill 3279, two bills recently introduced in the Legislature. These measures, would among other things, expand educational freedom in the state by removing unnecessary barriers limiting the operation of charters schools. The bills … Read More

North Carolina Lawmakers Should Pass The SAVE Act

Legislation Would Break Down Barrier to Quality Healthcare   (RALEIGH, NC) –  The LIBRE Initiative-North Carolina is calling on local lawmakers to pass The SAVE Act, legislation under consideration in the North Carolina Legislature. The SAVE ACT would modernize healthcare by removing unnecessary restrictions on Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), so more people can access … Read More

Passage of SB 47 Through The Senate Is Key Step Toward Reform

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Improvements Bill Breaks Down Barriers To Educational Attainment (ATLANTA, GA) –  The LIBRE Initiative-Georgia, an organization committed to empowering the U.S. Hispanic community, praised Georgia Lawmakers for passing SB 47 through the Senate, a revision of the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act, that extends the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship to all … Read More

LIBRE Praises Sens. Scott and Rubio Bill to Expand and Simplify Health Savings Accounts

(Arlington, VA) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community announced its support for the Health Savings Act, legislation that would simplify and expand Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), allowing many Americans to save for medical costs through tax-deductible contributions. The legislation is co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio … Read More