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Trade, Commerce, and Manufacturing

The Trade, Commerce, and Manufacturing Task Force leads the CHC’s work in the areas of trade, commerce and manufacturing.  Additionally, the Task Force works on issues related to the financial services sector, such as banking, housing and the foreclosure crisis.  

Members:
Rep. Tony Cárdenas, Co-Chair
Rep. Grace Napolitano, Co-Chair
Rep. Henry Cuellar

More on Trade, Commerce, and Manufacturing

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement following a Congressional Hispanic Caucus meeting with Linda McMahon, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

May 23, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – 21 Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led by Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) and CHC Civil Rights Task Force Chair Representative Darren Soto (FL-09), sent a letter to Secretary Wilbur Ross outlining their concerns with proposed changes to the 2020 census. The inclusion of a citizenship question, as well as, unresolved issues from the 2010 Census jeopardizing the accuracy of the 2020 Census, potentially taking billions of dollars in federal funds and accurate congressional representation from communities across the country. 

May 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Leadership of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez requested a meeting with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon to discuss ways of working together to increase support for and create marketplace opportunities for minority-owned businesses. 
 
May 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after the House voted on a bipartisan basis to defeat Republicans’ partisan Farm Bill, in a 198-213 vote:
 
“The flawed, partisan Farm Bill should have been rejected solely because its harmful provisions would increase hunger, poverty and hardship for American families and children, while also leaving farmers and ranchers behind.
 
May 4, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — April 29th to May 5th marks National Small Business Week, when the country pays tribute to small businesses and entrepreneurs that fuel American prosperity. To mark the occasion, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement:
 
May 4, 2018 Press Release
Washington D.C. — Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement on Cinco de Mayo:
 
“This American holiday represents more than just a single victory in battle. Today we honor the rich contributions made by Mexican-Americans to our nation’s culture, society, and history and we recommit to the forward progress of the Hispanic community, whose culture, arts, heritage and history we celebrate.”
 
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after voting against the budget agreement:
 
“It is unacceptable for Republicans to control every branch of government, yet continue to govern so recklessly.
 
Feb 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) urges the House to oppose a budget caps bill that does not protect Dreamers:
 
CHC cannot support this budget caps bill that leaves Dreamers behind. We stand with nearly 90% of Americans that agree Dreamers should be protected.
 
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Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair (CHC) Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement after Republicans voted for the fifth time to pass a short-term spending bill:
 
Jan 31, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address:
 
“President Trump used his State of the Union Address to disparage immigrant communities, distort policy, undermine bipartisan efforts to protect Dreamers, and ignore the issues important to Hispanic communities across this nation.