Heck Earns Support of Influential Latinos

Press Release

Date: Oct. 12, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, NV

As Hispanic Heritage Month wraps up this week, national and Nevada Latino leaders endorsed Dr. Joe Heck for the U.S. Senate over Harry Reid's handpicked candidate, Catherine Cortez Masto.

Dr. Heck's commitment to Nevada's diverse communities is evident by his efforts to fix our broken immigration system, increase funding for career and technical education, make higher education more accessible and affordable, and working across the aisle to get things done for Nevada.

"I am honored by the support from Latino leaders here at home in Nevada and across the nation," said Dr. Joe Heck. "Hispanics are an integral part of the American family, their contributions have enriched our culture, and their commitment to bettering America is a commitment I share. In the U.S. Senate, I will continue to fight for better schools, access to health care, more good-paying full-time jobs, and safe communities for all Nevadans."

The list of Latino leaders endorsing Dr. Joe Heck follows an endorsement from the national Hispanic Business Roundtable Institute (HBRI) headed by the former administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Hector Barreto, as well as Nevada's Asian American Group's endorsement over Cortez Masto.

"Dr. Heck has earned the support of HBRI because he shares our vision -- for the Hispanic community to consistently experience the best this nation has to offer, not just today but well into the future through economic and educational opportunities as well as quality, affordable healthcare," said Hector Barreto.