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Healthcare

The Healthcare Task Force focuses on ensuring Latinos have access to affordable health care.  Additionally, the Task Force focuses on public health, prevention, and health disparities.

Members:
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Co-Chair
Rep. Raul Ruiz, Co-Chair
Rep. Pedro Pierluisi

More on Healthcare

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Health Care and Mental Health Task Force Chair and a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced its score of the Republican health care bill.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly confirmed that the Administration is considering a policy that will separate children and mothers seeking asylum as they enter the country from Latin America:

Oct 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Members met with Dr. Thomas Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The meeting was held on Capitol Hill at the request of the Caucus. 

Oct 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Linda T. Sánchez , Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), sent the following letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell following the release of the Republican spending plan. The resolution ignores the dire need in Flint, Michigan, a low-income, minority-majority city.

 

September 23, 2016

                                               

Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell:

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the Puerto Rico Health Crisis Coalition (PRHCC), members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and local healthcare leaders held a briefing on the healthcare challenges facing Puerto Rico. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and New York Congressman Jose Serrano gave brief remarks in support of solutions to the Island’s healthcare inequities.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

A coalition of national Latino organizations is campaigning to expand pension access for more millions of Latinos working on their retirement plan, and Latino lawmakers are helping engage the debate.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell:

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Linda Sánchez released the following statement on the President’s budget for Fiscal Year 2016:

Mar 25, 2014 Press Release
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Releases Study on Economic Impact of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation
Mar 4, 2014 Press Release
CHC Chairman Rubén Hinojosa released the following statement on the President's FY 2015 budget.