Thursday, September 21, 2017
Blog Page 336
Voter suppression efforts across the country made headlines prior to the election. More than a week later, Arizona may be showing itself as the poster child and prototype of the impact of disenfranchisement. By most accounts, the race for Maricopa...
About 1 in 6 Latino students in the country couldn’t take physics in high school if they wanted to — because their schools don’t offer the class. For African American students it’s 1 in 5, and 1 in 3...
The recent legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington State is an important development for both political and policy reasons. In Washington, Initiative 502 passed with 55% of the vote. The measure “legalizes the production, possession, delivery and distribution of...

Arturo Vargas

Name: Arturo Vargas Title/Occupation: Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials Organization: National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials (NALEO) What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Arturo Vargas currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Association...
A Harris interactive poll released by the American Petroleum Institute last Thursday shows that 60 percent of voters interviewed in the survey who were Democrats support the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline, and 92 percent of Republicans voters...
As politics makes clear, there is no perfect way to approach America’s needs.  Looking forward, we can only hope that we’re leaving an era of “agreeing to disagree” politics and jumping into one full of sincere ideas on ways...
Just when you thought the General Petraeus sex scandal couldn't become more messy with e-mails, a jealous mistress, and book title that has become the butt of late night jokes, more details have emerged about Jill Kelley, the Petraeus...
If you’re like me, you don’t go anywhere without your wireless device, and you count on it for all kinds of things. It helps me do my job better, but it’s also how I stay connected with family, friends...
Fresh off the plethora of press within the past few days documenting the GOP's "Latino problem," George P. Bush, son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, filed a candidate reporting declaration on Thursday to run for office in Texas....

Nina Vaca

Name: Nina Vaca Title/Occupation: Founder & CEO, Pinnacle Technical Resources Organization: Pinnacle Technical Resources What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Nina Vaca currently serves CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources, an information technology services provider to the Fortune 500 she founded in...