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President Obama’s SOTU Proposals on Climate Change Resonate With Latinos

On Tuesday night, President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union Address.  When covering Latino reactions, the media is likely to focus on the President’s statements on immigration.  However, according to findings of a recent national survey of 805 Latino registered voters by Latino Decisions and the Natural Resources Defense Council, Latinos are deeply […]

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New Poll Finds Latino Voters Strongly Reject New West Coast Coal Exports to China

New research released today by Latino Decisions and the Latino Policy Coalition finds that Latino voters oppose new efforts to increase coal exports to China and Asia from the West Coast.  As the U.S. considers expanding the export of coal to China, a clear majority of Latino voters reject this proposal by a margin of […]

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AFL-CIO immigration ads impact on Latino voter opinions

A new survey by Latino Decisions finds that Latino registered voters who saw recent immigration advertisements run by the AFL-CIO were significantly more likely to rate immigration as a critical issue, and more likely hold negative views of the GOP. The Spanish language ads were aired in Denver, Orlando and Atlanta media markets during November […]

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Message Not Received: House Republicans and Immigration Reform

As the House of Representatives moves towards its August recess having made little to no progress on immigration reform, the House Republican Conference is equipping its members with a document outlining how House Republicans should navigate the recess. Notably absent from the “Planning Kit” is any discussion of immigration reform beyond a suggested messaging theme […]

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The Impact of Congressional CIR Rhetoric and Action on Latino Voters

A new poll from America’s Voice and Latino Decisions shows immigration policy action and rhetoric weighs heavily in on Latino voters as they evaluate elected officials, parties, and their vote choices. The national survey of 500 Latino registered voters asked a novel set of questions to measure the extent to which position-taking and votes on […]

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Latino voters oppose excessive enforcement and punitive measures in immigration reform

A new poll from Presente.org and Latino Decisions finds that Latino voters firmly oppose excessive enforcement, border security, and punitive measures as part of comprehensive immigration reform.  The survey of 500 Latino registered voters asked opinions on a wide range of specific policy measures that have been debated in Congress and finds overall that 81% […]

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New poll: Latino voters evaluate Congress through their actions on immigration bill

Latino Decisions released a new national poll today that found overwhelmingly Latino voters are following the immigration reform debate in Congress and that actions taken on the immigration bill directly influence how Latinos evaluate both political parties. The poll was sponsored by America’s Voice, and found that overall, 80% of Latino voters are following news […]

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Latinos remain committed to reducing air pollution and preventing climate change

Contrary to popular assumptions, Latinos are not a single issue group. Like many other Americans, Latinos care deeply about a variety of issues, including protecting the environment. In the latest national survey carried out by Latino Decisions and Voces Verdes, a significant majority of Latinos were again shown to favor policies aimed at reducing air […]

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Immigration Reform: GOP’s big chance to deliver on Latino outreach

Recent elections demonstrate that immigration is a mobilizing issue for Latino voters. We can be sure that Congressional action, or inaction, on the current comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill will factor in to Latino voting decisions in 2014 and beyond. Our recent polling finds a majority of Latino voters, 58%, cite immigration reform as the […]

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Latino voters favor gun restrictions

The grim statistics and on-going stories about children, men and women killed by guns in America have led many to conclude that enough is enough; something must to be done to curb the senseless loss of lives gun violence. That something needs to be done is without controversy as Americans across the ideological divide desire […]

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