Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Co-sponsor The National Museum of the American Latino Act

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 58 million Latinos, or 18.1 percent of the population, reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach 119
million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the largest
and fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Yet, Latinos continue to face systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life, including the arts and cultural institutions.

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Join the Bipartisan Congressional History Caucus Today

We invite you to become a member of the Congressional History Caucus, a group of fellow Representatives who share an interest in our nation’s unique history and heritage. We all share daily in the making of our country’s history, and we believe an appreciation
and passion for history crosses party lines and ideological divides. History, as Mark Twain once said: may “not repeat itself, but it often rhymes”.

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Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Co-sponsor The National Museum of the American Latino Act

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 58 million Latinos, or 18.1 percent of the population, reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach 119
million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the largest
and fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Yet, Latinos continue to face systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life, including the arts and cultural institutions.

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Become a Cosponsor of H.R. 3612, a Bill to Protect Investments in Infrastructure

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 3612, a bill that would repeal Section 1438 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), which requires a rescission of unobligated contract authority of $7.6 billion on July 1, 2020. The rescission
was included in the FAST Act for budgetary reasons and the effect is to reset the budgetary baseline for highway programs to Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 levels.

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Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Co-sponsor The National Museum of the American Latino Act

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 58 million Latinos, or 18.1 percent of the population, reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach 119
million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the largest
and fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Yet, Latinos continue to face systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life, including the arts and cultural institutions.

Read More

Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Co-sponsor The National Museum of the American Latino Act

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 58 million Latinos, or 18.1 percent of the population, reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach 119
million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the largest
and fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Yet, Latinos continue to face systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life, including the arts and cultural institutions.

Read More