By Cecilia Munoz | 10/22/2012 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
Signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – will help ensure Latinas and their families get the security they deserve and are protected from the worst insurance company abuses. The healthier we are as Latinas, the more freedom we have to pursue our dreams and contribute to our families,...
By Viviana Hurtado | 07/02/2012 - 15:00 | 0 Comments
I was guest anchoring on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin while she was away when the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is President Obama’s signature legislation that makes...
By Samantha Leal | 06/28/2012 - 10:46 | 0 Comments
In a 5-4 Supreme Court vote, the health care law set forth by Obama (nicknamed "Obamacare") has been upheld.
The majority opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, ruled that the individual health insurance mandate is constitutional, reports the ...
By Sugey Palomares | 06/18/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
The Supreme Court will meet sometime this week to rule on one of the most pertinent issues affecting Latinos today – health care. The high court is set to determine whether the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obama Care) drafted by President Barack Obama’s administration is unconstitutional. A...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2011 - 18:00 | 2 Comments
With Congress back in session, the House is set to vote today on repealing the Affordable Care Act and Latino Democrats and health professionals were busy getting the word out that a repeal of the law would be disastrous for our community.
Rep. Xavier Becerra of California and Elena Rios, President and CEO of National Hispanic...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/15/2010 - 13:15 | 4 Comments
Though local Tennessee lawmaker Rep. Curry Todd refuses to apologize for a statement he made last week comparing pregnant undocumented immigrants with rats, the Democratic governor of the southern state has spoken out against the hateful talk.
When reporters asked Todd if he would apologize for the derogatory statement, he brushed off the criticism,...
By Mariela Rosario | 03/05/2010 - 12:28 | 4 Comments
Legendary mathematics teacher, Jaime Escalante—immortalized by Edward James Olmos in the moving film Stand and Deliver—has been diagnosed with cancer and his family is struggling to keep up with the payments necessary to continue his treatments.
Olmos posted the news about Escalante's battle with the disease on his website,...
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