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USHCC Announces Senators Booker, Klobuchar, Menendez and Congresswoman Sanchez to Address Business Leaders at 2015 Legislative Summit

WASHINGTON, Mar. 25, 2015 – The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, and California Congresswoman Linda Sanchez will participate in the USHCC Legislative Summit’s Breakfast on the Hill, set to take place on March 25th at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The Breakfast on the Hill allows Democratic Congressional Leadership to address Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs, allowing them to highlight their efforts to advance legislation that enables business growth, innovation, and job creation.

“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. We are honored to be joined by Congresswoman Linda Sanchez and U.S. Senators Booker, Klobuchar, and Menendez at our Breakfast on the Hill as they discuss their recent and future efforts in advocating in Congress for the interest of America’s Hispanic business community,” said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. “We look forward to hearing from these prominent leaders at our Breakfast on the Hill.”

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 2015 Legislative Summit

The Legislative Summit is the USHCC’s premier advocacy event, offering numerous highlevel 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

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of our nation’s entrepreneurs. The USHCC advocates on behalf of nearly 3.2 million Hispanic- owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $486 billion to the American economy, each year. As the leading organization of its kind, the USHCC serves as an umbrella to more than 200 local chambers and business associations across the nation, and partners with more than 240 major corporations. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @USHCC

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