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11 / 25 / 2013
For Immediate Release 
Contact:  Jackie Bado | 202-434-8070
NHCSL Announces Ratified Resolutions for 2013

Washington, DC —The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) is pleased to announce the adoption of several resolutions that were presented in the year 2013. The below resolutions were adopted and ratified at the Annual Meeting of Hispanic State Legislators on November 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Proposed resolutions are a demonstration of the diverse array of issues and concerns facing the Latino community at that time. The following resolutions concentrate on ways to improve Latinos access and utilization specifically with education, healthcare, economic stability, and technology.

# 2013-01
Promoting job creation and economic diversification through attraction and expansion of film, television and digital media production

# 2013-02
Addressing the obesity epidemic in America

# 2013-03
Urging the protection of consumers from lawsuit lenders

# 2013-04
Urging the United States to push for fair trade with India

# 2013-05
Establishing a national framework to foster the nationwide transition of TDM to IP

# 2013-06
Increasing public awareness of risks of Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

# 2013-07
Encouraging government use of prepaid cards

# 2013-08
Resolution against abuse and sexual aggression

# 2013-09
Convention on the rights of the child

# 2013-10
Promoting safe and affordable lending practices

# 2013-11
Comprehensive immigration reform

# 2013-12
Recognizing the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers for their service to the United States of America during wartime

# 2013-13
Improving patient care through Medication Synchronization

# 2013-14
Urging the United States Congress to prevent spending reductions to Impact Aid

The NHCSL is the premier national association of Hispanic state legislators working to design and implement policies and procedures that will improve the quality of life for Hispanics throughout the country. NHCSL was founded in 1989 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) with the mission to be the most effective voice for the more than 300 Hispanic legislators. For more information visit www.nhcsl.org.