May 27, 2018
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La Raza Urges "Stay On Track" When it Comes to Health Care Reform




Washington, DC-Today, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, commented on a panel discussion held by the Center for Immigration Studies and warned against giving credence to naysayers who threaten to derail the conversation on health care reform.

"Today's Center for Immigration Studies panel is just the latest example in a campaign to erode efforts to ensure that quality, affordable health care is available to American families and workers," said Murguía. "No one offered constructive ideas on how to solve the nation's health care problems. We cannot allow this important dialogue to be tainted by disingenuous rhetoric."

For more than a decade, NCLR has advocated for all Americans to have access to the health care that they need to stay healthy. Health care reform presents a significant opportunity to revamp health care in the U.S. and strengthens the future of our families.

"The current broken health care system leaves tens of millions of Americans without coverage, often subjecting them to poor health and substandard levels of service. If we don't take the necessary strides to reform the system while we have the chance, it will be a dangerously long time before the opportunity arises again. We have a choice: We can use this crucial time to shape workable health care reform proposals for our families, or we can waste it away by caving to the disruptive behavior of those who will never support reform," said Murguía.

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