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  • Ciro Gómez Leyva: Un líder de opinión al que los comunicadores siguen y tratan de interpretar
    Posted in In The News on June 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security , Jobs and Economy

    EN TIEMPO REAL 1.- No pasará la semana cuando en el estado de México empiece el reacomodo de las piezas políticas con miras a la sucesión gubernamental 2017. Por lo pronto ya se anuncia en cuestión de horas la llegada a la poderosa secretaría de educación mexiquense de la ultra hábil política Ana Lilia Herrera Anzaldo. Solamente se espera el trámite en el senado para que se realice el movimiento. Es una carrera en la que va punteando hasta ahora Carolina Monroy del Mazo. 2.- El gobernador de Gua... Read more

  • Workforce: The Attack Intensifies on the NLRB’s Joint-Employer Standard
    Posted in In The News on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economy

    The Attack Intensifies on the NLRB’s Joint-Employer Standard If you are concerned about this issue, write your legislators and urge them to return common sense to this aspect of labor law. by Jon Hyman Last week was a good week for opponents of the NLRB’s new and more liberal joint-employer standard, announced last summer in Browning-Ferris Industries of Calif. First, Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas Democrat, sought to add language to an upcoming spending bill that would block the NLRB’s ruling in B... Read more

  • ElManana: Busca mejorar gobernabilidad
    Posted in In The News on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade, Jobs and Economy

    Busca mejorar gobernabilidad Henry Cuéllar, anunció un apartado en la ley de servicios financieros POR: LUIS SUÑER El congresista federal por el distrito 28, Henry Cuéllar, anunció un apartado en la ley de servicios financieros y buen gobierno (por sus siglas en inglés FSGG) para el año fiscal 2017, con el que se busca traer más transparencia y mejorar el desempeño y el servicio al cliente a lo largo de todo el gobierno federal. Cuéllar ha trabajado durante su estancia en la Cámara de representa... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Includes Amendment to Homeland Security Appropriations to Help Small Businesses Seeking Seasonal Workers
    Posted in Press Release on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security , Appropriations, Jobs and Economy

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced he, along with Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD-1), successfully included an amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to help small businesses who depend on H-2B, or temporary guest worker visas. The amendment and the bill passed the committee and now must be voted on by the Full House. Rep. Cuellar speaks at the House Appropriations Committee markup for the Homeland Security Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 o... Read more

  • PRNEWSWIRE: The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships
    Posted in In The News on June 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economy

    The Latino Coalition Concludes Successful 2016 High Impact Small Business Summit Empowering U.S. Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives and Partnerships The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, celebrated and marked its most successful 2016 TLC Small Business Summit to date in Washington, DC. The premiere three-day event concluded on June 15 and united hundreds of small business owners with influential leaders, chamber... Read more

  • El Financiero: ¿Por qué importan las ideologías de los candidatos estadounidenses a México?
    Posted in In The News on June 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade, Border & Homeland Security , Jobs and Economy

    Para nuestros dos países, que comparten una de las fronteras más largas del mundo, un alto volumen de comercio de cerca de 1.5 millones de dólares al día, y con 22 millones de estadounidenses de origen mexicano que vive en los Estados Unidos (EU), las buenas relaciones diplomáticas son la base fundamental para el éxito de nuestras economías. Al ser un representante de EU en demarcación fronteriza, me sorprende que el candidato republicano a la presidencia, Donald Trump, siga amenazando la relaci... Read more

  • ROLLCALL: Chamber of Commerce Endorses Nebraska Democrat
    Posted in Article on June 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economy

    Chamber of Commerce Endorses Nebraska Democrat Pro-business group rarely backs Democrats for federal office In a rare move, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce backed a Democrat for Congress on Monday. Nebraska Rep. Brad Ashford, one of this year's most vulnerable incumbents , earned the pro-business group's endorsement at an event in the state's 2nd District. "The Chamber of Commerce and I both know that to grow our economy we need to lower the tax burden on businesses, improve our infrastructure, and... Read more

  • ACAInternational: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Bill
    Posted in In The News on June 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Jobs and Economy

    The bill, unlike the version approved by the House Appropriations Committee, reportedly does not include any provisions on reforming the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership structure or funding. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government spending bill Thursday with $22.4 billion in funding across several federal agencies. It reportedly does not include measures related to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau... Read more

  • It’s Not True That No One in Congress Takes Government Performance Seriously
    Posted in In The News on June 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Responsible Spending, Jobs and Economy

    It’s Not True That No One in Congress Takes Government Performance Seriously Henry Cuellar is more than a little delighted to talk about government performance and customer service. After all, it’s not every day the Texas Democrat is asked to expound on a subject that’s clearly near and dear to his heart. And since he’s not only the driving force behind the 2010 Government Performance and Results Modernization Act, but a proud holder of a Ph.D. in government from the University of Texas, it’s no... Read more

  • HOUSTONCHRONICLE: Texas uninsured rate drops to 1990s level
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economy

    Texas uninsured rate drops to 1990s level A study released Tuesday shows that the rate of Texans without insurance has dropped to its lowest point since the late 1990s because of the Affordable Care Act, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation reported. Prior to the implementation of the ACA in September 2013, the uninsured rate in Texas was about 26 percent - more than one in four. By this March, that rate had dropped to about 18 percent, the stud... Read more