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Assemblyman Travis Allen Announces Bid to Become Governor of California

SACRAMENTO, California, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) announced his bid to become the next Governor of California in November 2018. Photo - <a ...

George Pataki, Former New York Governor And Advisor To The Ad Hoc Group Of...

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today the Ad Hoc Group of Puerto Rico General Obligation Bondholders and its advisor, former Governor of New York, George Pataki, released a Memorandum for Policymakers on Puerto Rico. ...

Census Bureau to Embargo Detailed Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo for members of the media to view the 2016 population estimates for the nation, states and counties by age, sex, race and ...

New Campaign Unites Latinos on National Monument Protections

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The new online campaign LatinosForHeritage.org allows visitors to share their support for maintaining the national monuments currently under review by the Trump Administration in what ...

America Needs Bipartisan Agreement on Health Insurance

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) report that 23 million would lose insurance under the House healthcare reform bill is news that no one finds acceptable.  We must work so ...

Deceptive Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 is a $321 Million...

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice released a new report today that shows that the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform act of 2017 (CBMTRA) - <a target="_blank" ...

Juan González Moreno received the “2017 Good Neighbor” award from the Mexico-United States Chamber...

"This award sends us and the world a very clear message that Mexico and the United States are good neighbors and should continue to be good neighbors": Juan González Moreno. The President and Chief Executive officer reiterated the company's ...

Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Prepare For Sizzling Temperatures

OAKLAND, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As Northern California braces for triple digit temperatures, Cal/OSHA urges all employers to revisit their Injury and Illness Prevention Programs and their emergency response procedures to ...

Wompimeequin Wampatuck selected as Keynote Speaker at Breakfast General Session presenter at World Municipality...

MIAMI, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With the honor to have Mr. Larry Fisher, traditionally known to many as Wompimeequin Wampatuck, who comes from a long line of royal Chief Sachems, the Executive Committee of the Minority ...

California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) Reports Bay Area Risks Tidal Wave of Convenience...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hundreds of convenience stores and thousands of employees throughout the Bay Area are being threatened by legislation that would ban the sale of certain tobacco products. "As ...

2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And...

NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 22nd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, ...

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Commends President Trump’s...

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez, who participated in today's National Day of Prayer service and will deliver tonight's benediction at the Capitol, applauds President Trump's executive order ...

Latino Legislators Call On Arkansas Governor To Stop String Of Executions Scheduled For Next...

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), called on Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchison to immediately stop the execution of eight human beings that are set to face ...

Statement by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), Regarding...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), issues the following statement following President Trump's decision to ...

Inter-American Foundation Names New President

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce Paloma Adams-Allen as its new president and chief executive officer.  She will succeed Robert N. Kaplan, who is stepping ...

President Bill Clinton to Keynote Recommit to Kids Summit; Joins Gen. Colin Powell and...

NEW YORK, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Is the American Dream reachable or at risk for America's young people?  That question will be at the heart of conversations at Recommit to Kids |The Summit for America's Future, a ...

Department of Industrial Relations Director Issues Statement on WCIRB Rate Cut Recommendation

OAKLAND, California, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker today issued the following statement on the Workers' Compensation Insurance Ratings Bureau's recommendation for a ...

California Senate Committee Turns Blind Eye To Public Health & Safety, Approves Dangerous 4...

SACRAMENTO, California, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) condemned the California State Senate Governmental Organization (GO) Committee for passing SB 384. The ...

As Transportation Infrastructure Deadline Approaches, Critical Fuel Industry Meets with Legislators

SACRAMENTO, California, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Last week, the members of California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) held a successful Day at the Capitol. CIOMA members, comprised of small, family- and ...

Labor Commissioner Returns $363,625 in Unpaid Wages to Six Car Wash Workers in Los...

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su today announced that six car wash workers were paid $363,625 in wages owed to them by two car wash operators in the Los Angeles area. The ...

Gerawan Farming Asks Court to Order Disclosure of Information Related to ALRB “Whistleblower” Allegations

FRESNO, California, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Gerawan Farming, Inc. last week asked the Sacramento Superior Court to order the Agricultural Labor Relations Board to disclose documents relating to "whistleblower" ...

A 25 Cents Beer Tax Would Solve Governor Brown’s $1.6 Billion Budget Deficit

SAN RAFAEL, California, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice called today for California Governor Jerry Brown and state legislative leaders to raise excise taxes on beer by 25 cents a drink to wipe out the ...

DIR Releases 2016 Legislative Digest with Overview of New Laws

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today released its 2016 Legislative Digest which summarizes new laws that impact workers and employers. Most of the chaptered ...

Labor Commissioner’s Restaurant Wage Theft Case Results in Landmark Criminal Conviction

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced that a San Diego restaurant wage theft investigation resulted in the owner's conviction and sentencing to two years' jail time for ...

Statement by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)/CONEL...

SACRAMENTO, California, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world's largest Hispanic Christian organization, representing ...

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