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Technology and Infrastructure

The Technology and Infrastructure Task Force leads the CHC's efforts in ensuring Latinos have access to technology and are engaged in new technological systems.  The Task Force also focuses on infrastructure and transportation issues.

Members:
Rep. Jim Costa, Co-Chair
Rep. Nydia Velázquez, Co-Chair
Rep. Albio Sires

More on Technology and Infrastructure

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and CHC First Vice-Chair Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) sent a letter to 32 top tech companies to ask for critical diversity metrics.
 
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement today on President Trump's tweet threatening to pull back the federal disaster response from Puerto Rico as they recover from a humanitarian crisis:
 
Oct 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announced that the Trump administration intends to repeal the Clean Power Plan, putting our environment, health, economy, and national security at risk:
 
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) including Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Rep. José E. Serrano (NY-15), Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), Rep. Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09), released the following statements in response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico one week after it was struck by Hurricane Maria, the second hurricane to hit the Island in September:
 
May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of the CHC sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions inviting him to a meeting to discuss the many concerns Members have with recent DOJ policy changes.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal:
 
Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released an analysis of the Trump’s Administration negative impact on the Hispanic community.

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus — which is comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)— calls upon House leaders to set forth a bipartisan budget agreement in order to avert another government shutdown in December. 

Jun 12, 2015 In The News

Pass by a bus stop in downtown Los Angeles and you’ll see the faces of those waiting to use public transportation are diverse. Women, seniors, college students, African-Americans and Latinos take various forms of public transportation to get to work, school or even just to get connected to society.

Latinos rely especially heavily on public transportation.

1.7 million Latinos use public transit to commute to work.

3 million Latinos carpool.

And a combined 1 million Latinos bike, use a motorcycle or walk to work according to census data.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Members released the following statements after today’s vote on the House GOP Budget.  The FY2016 Republican budget includes cuts to the Pell Grant program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and repeals the Affordable Care Act.

Earlier this week, the CHC held a press conference in the Capitol to highlight the harmful impact the Republican budget would have on the Latino community.  For photos of that press conference, click here.