Amid Jockeying For 2016 Funds, Latino Leaders Blast Progressive Donor Group's Ties To New Competitor
Senior members of the influential Democracy Alliance have incorporated a new group, One Nation Forward, which established Latino groups say has an unfair advantage in the battle for scarce resources.
NCLR President Will Attack Republicans: You Don't Care About Latinos
A year after NCLR President Janet Murguia called Obama the "deporter-in-chief," she will rip into Republicans at the NCLR Capital Awards Tuesday, in prepared remarks viewed by BuzzFeed News. "Our complaint is not partisan, it is personal.”
Elizabeth Warren Says Immigration Law Changes Not Only Up To Latinos, Silent On Children At The Border
Warren said "we've got to be in this together" on an overhaul of U.S. immigration law at the NCLR conference in Los Angeles Sunday. But she did not weigh in on the current crisis with Central American children at the border.
USDA Plans Outreach Campaign, Rule Change Aimed At Rural LGBT Americans
The USDA, working with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, is launching a campaign to address the needs and concerns of LGBT communities in rural areas. "This is part of the American dream and we are making sure that the LGBT community is covered in that American dream," a USDA senior official says of his office's work.
California GOP Backs Effort To Overturn State's Transgender Student Protections Law
"[T]hey had to find a new boogeyman and that is transgender kids," says the out gay regional vice-chairman of the California Republican Party. If the referendum organizers collect enough signatures, the measure would go on the November 2014 ballot.