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Senator Orrin Hatch to Address 2016 USHCC Legislative Summit

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – February 09, 2016) – The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that Utah Senator and Senate President Pro Tem Orrin Hatch will address the association’s membership at the Breakfast on the Hill during the USHCC Legislative Summit on April 20 in Washington, D.C.
Hatch will join Republican Congressional Leadership in highlighting their efforts to advance legislation that enables business growth, innovation, and job creation while also paving the way for a brighter, shared American future.
As President Pro Tem, Hatch is the most senior Republican in the Senate, where he has represented Utah for seven terms. He also serves as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, through which he oversees more than fifty percent of the federal budget. Senator Hatch is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, as well as a member of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
“Each year, the USHCC Legislative Summit provides our members with the opportunity to hear from political leaders from both sides of the isle, fostering an open, educational dialogue on business advocacy,” said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. “Senator Hatch has demonstrated his commitment to growing America’s economy by creating jobs that are vital to the well-being of our nation. We are honored to have him join us in discussing the interests of America’s small business community.”
“The USHCC is thrilled to have Senator Hatch address our constituents during the 2016 Legislative Summit,” said Don Salazar, USHCC Chairman-Elect. “As the CEO of CTI Construction, a Utah-based business, I am proud that Senator Hatch has promoted the interests of small business as one of Washington’s most influential policymakers. We look forward to hearing from this prominent leader at our Breakfast on the Hill.”
“I am delighted to speak at the 2016 USHCC Legislative Summit,” said Senator Hatch. “American small businesses are the driving engines of our economy. I look forward to discussing how we can build upon America’s success and further promote entrepreneurship in every corner of the country.”
This year’s Breakfast on the Hill will convene business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the role of Congressional members in the growth of American enterprise, assisting in the business community’s ability to navigate the complexities of Capitol Hill by hearing directly from top leaders. The event will be attended by hundreds of chamber executives, Hispanic business owners, Fortune 500 corporate representatives and leaders in federal and state government.
About the 2016 Legislative Summit
The Legislative Summit is the USHCC’s premier advocacy event, offering numerous high-level engagements with leading government officials, training opportunities, workshops, roundtable discussions, procurement matchmaking sessions with federal agencies, and the chance to meet with congressional representatives on Capitol Hill.
About the USHCC
The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $661 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 259 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide. For more information, visit

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