Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Recognizing an Historic Moment for Utah and Our Nation

*We’re happy to post this piece submitted by Utah state Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck because Mexican-Americans are native to this land and our heritage deserves protection. VL By Utah State Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck, NewsTaco (3.5 minute read)     ​Last  week, President Obama designated Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. This action fulfilled a critical need to protect these extraordinary public

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Utah Dems Vow Attention to Issues Important to Latinos

By David Montero,  The Salt Lake Tribune Senate and House Democrats met with Latino media outlets and community leaders on the first day of the legislative session as a part of a continued outreach the minority party has...

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Latino Dancers Invited to Inaugural May Not Have Funds To Go

By Krisitna Puga, NBC Latino Click on picture to read story.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Can Latinos Change Utah From Red to Blue?

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco It’s known as the reddest of the red states. And a recent article in the Ogden Standard-Examiner reiterated the fact: In a state considered among the reddest in the United States, the increasing...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Monday August 27, 2012 Watch: Are Latino college enrollment gains enough? (ecampus news): HuffPost Live’s Alicia Menendez sets the stage to a great conversation by framing the issue of Latino educational achievement in its proper context: this is...

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Is The Utah Compact The U.S. Immigration Solution?

By Christopher Rangel Utah’s immigration reform, signed into law on March 15 of last year by Governor Gary Herbert, is composed of four separate bills. They range from the creation of a guest worker program to a...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Latino Salt Lake County Mayor Candidate Wants To Rep Everyone

Ross Romero has lived a set of several different lives in his hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. Recently, he told NewsTaco that his varied experience in his hometown —  from growing up as the son of...

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Latino Support Vital To Preserve Colorado River

Though its name might be a little misleading, the Colorado River flows through seven states, running over 1,400 miles through the U.S. Southwest before emptying out into the Gulf of California. According to Nuestro Rio, the river...

Monday, September 26th, 2011

5 Reasons Why Hispanics Should Support Jon Huntsman

By Alejandro Ramirez, Hispanic Talk News Many Hispanics feel disenfranchised with the current Republican presidential candidates.  Organizations like Somos Republicans, the largest Hispanic GOP group, have consistently called for a shift back towards the party of Ronald Reagan...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

A Chat With Utah State Senate Minority Leader Ross Romero

News Taco had the opportunity to interview State Senate Minority Leader Ross Romero – D, of Utah earlier this year. Romero arrived to politicos after 10 years of practicing law, three of working in banking, and volunteering in...

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Utah’s Republican Governor Defends Guest Worker Program

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) defended the guest worker program that he signed into law earlier this year after the state’s legislature passed it as part of an overall immigration package against GOP critics. “Being reasonable and...

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Latina Legislator has Solution to Immigration Impass

Leave it to a Latina to show us the way. You’ll find few people these days who think that our immigration policies are good as they are. Almost everyone thinks they need fixing. The argument has been...