Power & Politics: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino representation in government has been increasing in recent years. According to a study by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, there are over 6,700 Latino elected officials, including more than 40 members of Congress.

News 12 Staff

Oct 10, 2021, 5:04 PM

Updated 988 days ago

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Latino representation in government has been increasing in recent years. According to a study by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, there are over 6,700 Latino elected officials, including more than 40 members of Congress.

Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Ritchie Torres and Nydia Velazquez spoke with News 12 about the strides being taken.


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