May 25, 2016

Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

Cite Hillary Clinton's Commitment to Fighting for Immigration Reform and Better Jobs

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus
endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.  Clinton has been fighting on behalf of the Latino community throughout her career, and as president she will continue to work hard for the many Latino families throughout California.  She is committed to enacting comprehensive immigration reform to create a pathway to citizenship and keep families together. She will always fight for better job opportunities for all Latino families and work to expand access to quality, affordable healthcare for all.

“I am proud to personally support former Secretary Hillary Clinton in her candidacy for President of the United States,” said Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) who serves as Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus.

“For decades, California’s Latino legislators have fought to build bridges of opportunity for Californians. Hillary Clinton has been a lifetime champion for the same things we fight for in California’s Latino community: better jobs, better education, better healthcare and an opportunity for hard-working Californians to achieve their dreams for themselves and their families. She has also proven that she will fight to ensure our nation’s immigrants are treated with dignity and respect. No candidate is better prepared to lead our country into the
future than Hillary Clinton.”   

California Latino Legislative Caucus members who have individually endorsed Hillary Clinton include:

  • Assm. Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus

  • Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Vice Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus

  • Sen. Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), California State Senate President Pro Tempore

  • Assm. Anthony Rendon (D-Los Angeles), Speaker of the California State Assembly

  • Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-Azusa)

  • Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)

  • Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)

  • Assm. Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno)

  • Assm. Ian Calderon (D-Whittier)

  • Assm. Nora Campos (D-San Jose)

  • Assm. Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens)

  • Assm. Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles)

  • Assm. Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego)

  • Assm. Patty Lopez (D-San Fernando)

  • Assm. Jose Medina (D-Riverside)

  • Assm. Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona)

  • Assm. Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles)

  • Assm. Susan Talamantes-Eggman (D-Stockton)

  • Assm. Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond)

About the California Latino Legislative Caucus:

The Latino Legislative Caucus serves as a forum for members from the California State Senate and Assembly to identify key issues affecting Latinos and develop avenues to empower the Latino Community throughout the Golden State.

For Immediate Release, May 25, 2016