Sen. Michael Bennet recommended Ron Montoya, Solera National Bank Chairman, to participate in Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force Meeting.
Photo: Courtesy Sen. Bennet’s Office
increasing the number of shareholders small institutions can have before they have to comply with regulations aimed at larger institutions. The Senate Banking Committee discussed this bill at a hearing last week chaired by Bennet.
In the meeting, which was also attended by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, attendees discussed access to capital and equity, business plan training, fiscal literacy, technical assistance, STEM education and access to community college and four-year college education in the Latino community.
Sandy Gutierrez from the Pueblo Latino Chamber also participated in the discussion, recommended by Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall.
ACE/CCS continues holiday tradition
Cuddling steaming cups of hot coffee, volunteers for the Adolescent Counseling Exchange/Community Challenge School (ACE/CCS) braved the cold to help ensure that ACE/CCS families had a great Thanksgiving. The west Denver school held their annual Thanksgiving Basket Event this past weekend, which ...
Fast urges Congress to end moral crisis
As communities across the country continue to escalate their campaign for commonsense immigration reform and pressure leadership in the House of Representatives, faith, immigrant rights and labor leaders launched their “Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship” on ...
José Martínez wins prestigious educator award
In a surprise announcement at an all-school assembly, Colorado’s Bear Creek High School social studies teacher José Martínez was presented this week with a $25,000 check from the Milken Family Foundation in recognition of his exceptional work as a model teacher for the state and nation.
Katherine Archuleta: First Latina director of OPM
Katherine Archuleta was sworn-in as the 10th Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and will serve as the Federal government’s personnel chief. Archuleta was confirmed by the U.S. Senate with strong bipartisan support in a 62–36 vote.
She will be the first Latina to hold this ...