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.

Members:
Rep. Jim Costa, Co-Chair
Rep. Nydia Velázquez, Co-Chair
Rep. Albio Sires

More on Technology and Infrastructure

Jun 27, 2022 Press Release
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May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) met with Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg to discuss the American Jobs Plan and equity in transportation. Following the meeting, CHC Chairman Dr. Raul Ruiz released the statement below:

Feb 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The Biden Administration has authorized $1.3 billion in aid for Puerto Rico to help protect against future climate disasters. Restrictions on another $4.9 billion are being eased. The move comes more than three years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. In response to the announcement, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Raul Ruiz, M.D.

Aug 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—  Members of the Tri-Caucus sent a letter to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao in opposition to the Trump Administration’s recently announced plan to weaken federal clean car standards. The bicameral letter, which was led by U.S. Reps. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), Doris Matsui (CA-06), A.

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 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.