“Tax Freedom Day” comes five days later this year

MEDIA CONTACT: Judy Pino, 202-578-6424 “Tax Freedom Day” comes five days later this year due to the fiscal cliff deal and the Affordable Care Act; Meanwhile, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce first Small Business Outlook Survey for 2013, says small businesses believe that Uncle Sam is strangling their businesses and that a comprehensive tax reform is needed.

Competition for Visas and Immigration Debate

MEDIA CONTACT: Judy Pino, 202-578-6424 Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative released the following statement: (Washington, DC) – “The tremendous demand for high-skilled workers that has outnumbered the visas available this year reiterates what we have always said: market-based, employment-driven policies should be central to the debate on immigration reform. We cannot afford to hedge our bets on a visa lottery system to retain the best and the brightest S.T.E.M.

Congress waits for the President’s long-overdue budget

MEDIA CONTACT: Judy Pino, 202-578-6424 Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative released the following statement: (Washington, DC) – “After four years of waiting for a budget proposal from President Obama, preliminary reports of the pending blueprint to be released on Wednesday indicate the plan includes no real solutions to an economic recovery, despite the earlier overtures to a more conciliatory approach.

Cities in the U.S. are Leading the Way to Economic Prosperity

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, while the unemployment rate at 7.6 percent changed little as more people stopped looking for work. Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative released the follow statement: Washington, DC- "While our national economy remains flat, some cities across our country are weathering the downturn better than others and creating economic opportunities for its residents.

LIBRE Responds to The Manhattan Institute’s Report

The LIBRE Initiative Executive Director, Daniel Garza released the following statement: Washington, DC – “This study further proves that in order for immigrants to succeed in the United States they must assimilate culturally and economically to reach full potential and reap all the benefits that our country has to offer.

LIBRE Responds to Forbes Texas Jobs Report

The LIBRE Initiative Executive Director, Daniel Garza released the following statement: “It is no surprise that many cities from the State of Texas rank at the top of the Forbes list of “Best City for Good Jobs” given its successful efforts to keep taxes low, resist passage of new regulations, and work earnestly to honor its constitutional limitations on spending. These are tried and true principles that have made societies prosper and are proving to make the difference for Texans.

Asimilación cultural de los hispanos

(Washington, DC)- Judy Pino, Directora de Comunicaciones de La Iniciativa LIBRE, es invitada en el programa Generación LIBRE por KRLV 1340 am desde Las Vegas y charla sobre la asimilación cultural de la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos al igual que las implicaciones económicas y políticas que la segregación entre estos grupos de Latinos podría tener en el bienestar del país.

LIBRE Responds to Budget Legislation Passed by the House

LIBRE Executive Director Daniel Garza released the following statement: “While we are encouraged by the passage of these legislative initiatives, balancing the budget will not reduce the debt that has accumulated through wasteful spending. We now call on the Senate and the Administration to show leadership and avert the looming fiscal calamity our nation faces. The lack of leadership has created one crisis after another; this is no way to run a country.” Media Contact: Judy Pino, 202-578-6424

Daniel Garza: Remarks at CPAC 2013

Media Contact: Judy Pino, 202-578-6424 ***In Case You Missed It*** (Washington, DC) – The LIBRE Initiative releases video of the speech delivered by The LIBRE Initiative’s Executive Director, Daniel Garza and remarks on immigration reform policy and the entrepreneurial spirit, during the panel, “Respecting Families and the Rule of Law, a Lasting Immigration Policy” that took place at CPAC 2013 in Washington DC on March 14, 2013.