LIBRE & AFP-NM Thank Rep. Cook for Bills that Give Educational Opportunity to Every Student

Grassroots groups push for Education Freedom Accounts (SANTA FE, NM) – Today, The LIBRE Initiative-New Mexico and Americans for Prosperity-New Mexico thanked state Representative Zach Cook for introducing sensible legislation, House Bill (HB) 292 and a House Joint Resolution (HJR) 11. HB 292 would provide Education Freedom Accounts for every New Mexican student. The Education Freedom Account … Read More

On Immigration, Lawmakers Must Work Together To Find Consensus

Prioritization of Immigration is an Important Step (Arlington, VA) –  Today, Sen. Bob Menendez and Rep. Linda Sanchez, along with various members of congress, introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 with the goal of reforming our nation’s outdated, broken immigration system. Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Initiative, and Tim Phillips, President of Americans … Read More

LIBRE-TX’s Jorge Martinez Discussing Hispanic Engagement in Texas

(Mission, Texas) –  Recently, Jorge Martinez, Coalitions Director for The LIBRE Initiative – Texas, an organization committed to empowering the Latino community, joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) to discuss Hispanic engagement in Texas. In the interview, Jorge Martinez talked about the LIBRE Initiative, and the work they are doing to remove barriers that … Read More

LIBRE-FL Testifies in Support of SB 48: Bill to Expand Educational Freedom

(Tallahassee, FL) –  Yesterday, Cesar Grajales, public affairs director for The LIBRE Initiative, testified in front of the Florida Senate Education Committee in support of SB 48, a bill that would expand educational freedom and streamline the state’s scholarship programs for Florida students and families. Watch the complete testimony here. From the testimony: “Now more … Read More

Iniciativa LIBRE: Tarifa a la gasolina en Colorado perjudica a los más pobres

(Denver, CO) –  Angel Merlos, director de coaliciones en Colorado de la Iniciativa LIBRE, ha escrito una columna de opinion argumentando porque una tarifa a la gasoline en Colorado perjudicaria a los mas pobres. Excerptos de la columna de opinion: Haga Click Aqui Para Leer la columna de opinion. “La situación es aún peor para … Read More

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