The LIBRE Initiative-North Carolina Urges Lawmakers To Pass Student Success Program

HB 934 empowers families to address impact of the disruption in learning caused by the pandemic (RALEIGH, NC) –  Today, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, issued support for HB 934, a bill under consideration in North Carolina’s legislature, otherwise known as the Student Success Program. This program allows families … Read More

Coalition Letter: Tax Relief Benefits Arizona Families, Workers, and Economy

Phoenix, AZ – Americans for Prosperity-Arizona (AFP-AZ), the LIBRE Initiative, and Concerned Veterans for America today led a coalition of leading taxpayer advocacy and government accountability organizations issuing a letter to state legislators in support of a tax reform proposal that would lower Arizona’s income tax rate to one flat rate of 2.5% with a … Read More

North Carolina’s Taxpayers Deserve a Say in How Their Hard-Earned Money is Spent

NC Senate Should Pass SB 717 (Raleigh, NC) – Today, Americans for Prosperity and The LIBRE Initiative, voiced their support for North Carolina’s SB 717, otherwise known as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. SB 717 is a constitutional amendment under consideration in North Carolina’s legislature that would place limits on state spending and require that tax increases go before … Read More

Temporary Waiver of Jones Act is Further Evidence that Full Repeal is Needed

White House and Congress Should Repeal Outdated Law as Costs Continue to Rise (ARLINGTON, VA) – Today, The White House announced a temporary waiver of the Jones Act in order to ease anticompetitive shipping restrictions dating from 1920. The Biden administration noted that the waiver only applied to a single tanker and they are considering additional … Read More

The Temporary Family Visitation Act Would Be A Boost For Families And The Economy

Proposed B3 Visa Category Is a Step  Toward Updating Our Visa System (ARLINGTON, VA) –  Today, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, released a statement in support of The Temporary Family Visitation Act (TFVA), federal legislation sponsored by Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Richard Blumenthal. The bill was also introduced … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – Florida Praises Gov. DeSantis For Signing Legislation Expanding Educational Freedom

(Tallahassee, FL) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative – Florida, praised Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing into law House Bill 7045, legislation that will make it easier for more families – including many Latino families – to exercise greater educational freedom. Under the new law, more students will become eligible for the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program, … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Reiterates Opposition to Public Option Bill After House Passage

(Denver, CO) – Today, the LIBRE Initiative – Colorado, a group committed to empowering the Latino community, reiterated its opposition to House Bill 21-1232, the Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option, following the bill’s passage in the Colorado House of Representatives. Angel Merlos, coalitions director for The LIBRE Initiative – CO, issued the following statement: … Read More

Passage of SB 671 – Deserves Credit, NC Bill Expands Funding to Students

NC House and Senate Need to Work Together to Expand Educational Freedom to All (RALEIGH, NC) –  Today, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, recognizes the North Carolina Senate for passing SB 671, a bill that expands education funding to students, instead of systems, through North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship. A … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – Arizona Praises the AZ House for Advancing Bill Allowing Dreamers to Pay In-State Tuition

(Phoenix, AZ) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative – Arizona, a group committed to empowering the Latino community, praised the Arizona House of Representative for advancing the Arizona Senate Concurrent Resolution 1044, legislation that would among other things, allow the voters to decide if all students, regardless of immigration status, are eligible for in-state tuition when … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Affirms Opposition to Gas Tax

The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Affirms Opposition to Gas Tax (Denver, CO) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado, a group committed to empowering the Hispanic community, reaffirmed its opposition to proposals to raise the gas tax on Coloradans. Legislators recently announced plans to introduce legislation that would enact higher fees on gas, while putting a state … Read More