Tag Results for "Medicaid Cuts"
A new report, Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos, shows how the state and federally funded health insurance program for low- income people, has historically played a critical role for people of color, providing coverage for millions of blacks and Latinos of all ages. continue reading »
By nearly a 3:1 ratio, Hispanic young adults prefer "reducing federal spending" (69%) to "raising taxes on individuals" (27%) in order to balance the federal budget. 70% of Hispanic young adults would decrease federal spending if given the chance to set America's fiscal priorities.A 57%-majority of Hispanics agree that "if taxes on business profits were reduced, companies would be more likely to hire." In a separate question, a 56%-majority concurred "the economy grows best when individuals are allowed to create businesses without government interference." continue reading »
Proposals to Raise National Debt Ceiling by Undercutting Bedrock Safety Net Programs Hurts Hispanics
As we inch closer to the deadline to raise our national debt ceiling, the Hispanic Federation is deeply concerned that the plans being negotiated by our nation's leaders are essentially big spending cut packages that will disproportionately hurt Latinos and other working class Americans. continue reading »