LIBRE 2021 Federal Policy Agenda

LIBRE Announces 2021 Federal Policy Agenda Economic Recovery, Health Care and Immigration Among Group’s Top Priorities (Arlington, VA) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, announced its 2021 Federal Policy Agenda. Click here to read 2021 Federal Policy Agenda. The LIBRE Initiative is urging lawmakers to work together to prioritize … Read More

LIBRE – TX Statement Following Gov. Abbott Press Conference

(Mission, TX) – The LIBRE Initiative – Texas an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, released the following statement on Gov. Greg Abbott’s press conference outlining key priorities for his administration and how he plans to work with Texas lawmakers in Austin during the 2021 Legislative Session. Jorge Martinez, director of coalitions for The LIBRE Initiative – TX, issued the following statement: … Read More

President Biden’s Immigration Bill Creates Opportunity For Discussion on Immigration Reform

Now Lawmakers, on both sides, must lead and work together on common ground (Arlington, VA) –  This week, President Joe Biden’s Administration released legislation aimed at overhauling our nation’s outdated, broken immigration system. Our nation’s immigration system has not been modernized in over 30 years and is limiting our nation’s full potential. Daniel Garza, President … Read More

Coalition of 180 Call on Biden Admin, Lawmakers to Move on Immigration Reform

Over 150 Orgs, Leaders, & Companies Urge Elected Officials To Modernize Our Outdated Immigration System (Arlington, VA) –  Today, Americans for Prosperity and The LIBRE Initiative joined the National Immigration Forum and a large, diverse coalition of 180 organizations, leaders, and companies to call on the incoming Biden Administration and Congressional lawmakers to work together … Read More

LIBRE-VA Calls on State Legislators to Protect and Promote Independent Contracting This Session

(RICHMOND, VA) – As Virginia gears up for the state legislature to convene on January 13th, the LIBRE Initiative-Virginia calls on lawmakers to protect individuals’ ability to pursue work as independent contractors and to remove barriers to independent contracting. Michael Monrroy, The LIBRE Initiative’s Coalitions Director in Virginia, said: “The ability for individuals to achieve … Read More

LIBRE Praises Correction Against Mixed-Status Families

LIBRE Applauds Sen. Rubio, Tillis, and Rep. Diaz-Balart for their leadership (Arlington, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, praised the fixing of exclusion of otherwise qualified Americans solely based on their spouse’s immigration status. No citizen should have been denied relief they otherwise would’ve been eligible for, if not for their spouse’s immigration … Read More

LIBRE Statement on Omnibus and COVID Spending Package

(Arlington, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, released the following statement on the $2.3 trillion Omnibus and COVID spending package currently being debated and voted on in the U.S. Congress. Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative, issued the following statement: “Sadly the $2.3 trillion Omnibus and COVID spending … Read More

LIBRE Applauds Occupational Licensing Executive Order

(ARLINGTON, VA) – The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Hispanic community, praised the Trump Administration for enacting Executive Order, 13966, an order that mandates that federal agencies make changes to their policies to alleviate unnecessary regulatory occupational licensing burdens placed on the American people. Additionally, the executive order also calls on state … Read More

AFP-CO Issue Committee & LIBRE-CO: Coloradans Approve Prop 117, Strengthen TABOR

DENVER, Colo. – Americans For Prosperity-CO Issue Committee & The LIBRE Initiative -CO congratulated Coloradans for approving Proposition 117, which would bring “fees” under Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), so that voters would have the chance to vote on significant fee increases in the same way that they can vote on tax increases. This vote, … Read More

LIBRE-CO Praises Passage of Proposition 116

Denver, CO – The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, praised the passage of Proposition 116 – a proposition to decrease the state income tax from 4.63% to 4.55%. Angel Merlos, coalitions director for The LIBRE Initiative – CO – said: “Today was an important victory for Colorado taxpayers, … Read More