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Thursday, October 4, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 39

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In the news this week...

HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine Awards Entrepreneur of the Year
Wednesday evening's Entrepreneur of the Year Award Gala drew over five hundred guests to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

U.S. Business Applauds Rate Cut
U.S. business leaders welcomed Tuesday the Federal Reserve's decision to cut the key interest rate to a 39-year low to cushion the impact of the September 11 terrorist assaults.

Fox Requests Permission to Travel to U.S. to Support Bush
Mexican President Vicente Fox on Tuesday requested permission from the Senate to immediately travel to the United States to personally express his condolences to President George W. Bush over last month's terrorist attacks.

Velazquez Introduces Relief Legislation for Small Businesses
Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, ranking Democratic member of the House Small Business Committee, this week introduced legislation to meet the unique and growing demand for relief by small businesses from New York, Washington and across the country that were affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist assaults, but do not qualify for current assistance.

Supreme Court Gets Down to Business with an Array of Commerce Cases
When the Supreme Court gets down to business this week, one of the main subjects will be just that - business.

Rep. Bonilla Won't Run for Gramm Seat
Citing family concerns, Texas Rep. Henry Bonilla said Monday he won't seek the Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Phil Gramm.

Reyes Named to Democratic Caucus Homeland Security Task Force
The House Democratic Caucus today appointed Congressman Silvestre Reyes (D-TX) to the Homeland Security Task Force, a coalition of Democratic House Members organized in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11.

MALDEF Sues Over Redistricting
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed suit in federal court Monday, challenging redistricting boundaries in a bid to increase Latino representation in Sacramento and Washington.

Villanueva's Big Kick Is in Community
From becoming the first Hispanic in the NFL, to kicking the Cowboys into the playoffs for the first time in team history, to forming two media empires, Danny Villanueva has lived a life for the ages.

Hispanics Lag in Mortgage Approvals
Despite significant improvement, Tucson had one of the worst mortgage-approval rates in the nation for minority and low-income applicants in 2000, a new study shows.

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The 100 Most Influential Hispanics
Rosario Marin and 30 other Hispanics in government are represented in this year’s HISPANIC BUSINESS 100 Most Influential Hispanics, a list that underscores the strides Hispanics are making in Washington, D.C., and the Bush administration.

New Face at the SBA
Declining budget or no, Hector Barreto hopes to make the agency more responsive to the small-business community it serves.

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