The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Expresses Disappointment Following Gov. Polis Signing of Gas Tax Increase

(Denver, CO) – The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado, a group committed to empowering the Hispanic and Latino community, expressed disappointment following Gov. Polis’ signing of a transportation and infrastructure bill which includes a gas tax increase. Coloradans will pay more for the price of gasoline, deliveries and ride share trips following the passage and signing … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Expresses Disappointment After Passage of Top- Down Health Care Bill

The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado Expresses Disappointment After Passage of Top- Down Health Care Bill Latino Advocacy Group Supports Personal Health Care for All (Denver, CO) – The LIBRE Initiative – Colorado, a group committed to empowering the Hispanic and Latino community, expressed disappointment following the passage and likely enactment of HB21-1232, legislation that will, … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative Renews Call for a Permanent Legislative Solution for Dreamers on DACA Anniversary

(Arlington, VA) – On the nine-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, continued its call for policymakers to enact a permanent solution for Dreamers. Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative, issued the following statement: “For far too long, lawmakers … Read More

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