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The Latino Coalition Chairman Hector Barreto: 'Inaction on Health Care is Deeply Disappointing'

07/18/2017 5:29 PM | TLC Team (Administrator)

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the following statement regarding health bill collapse:

"Inaction on health care is deeply disappointing, particularly for the self-employed, who are burdened with the highest health-insurance premiums," said Hector Barreto, The Latino Coalition Chairman and former U.S. Small Business Administrator. "For several years, small business owners have been struggling under a burdensome regulation and unaffordable costs. We need action, and we need action now! Congress must work together to restore the confidence of the vital small-business sector by taking action — if not on health care, then on tax reform."

About The Latino Coalition- The Latino Coalition (TLC) was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies solutions relevant to Latinos. TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico. Established to address and engage on key issues that that directly affect the well-being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to create and promote initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance and empower overall business, economic and social development for Latinos. 

SOURCE The Latino Coalition

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