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.
Rep. Jim Costa, Co-Chair
Rep. Nydia Velázquez, Co-Chair
Rep. Albio Sires
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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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – CHC Chairwoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement on the seven-day Continuing Resolution (CR) for the Department of Homeland Security.
“House Republicans are unbelievable. With two hours left before a Department of Homeland Security shutdown, House Republicans left no option but to do another short-term funding bill. This is no way to govern and in just seven days, we will have to do this all over again. Our country’s national security is at stake here and it is critical that the Department’s operations are not disrupted.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Linda Sánchez released the following statement on the President’s budget for Fiscal Year 2016:
Washington, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Linda Sánchez released the following statement following today’s vote on H.R. 240: