audio by guest henry cuellar
CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS. House Republican leaders are conducting legislative hearings along the border in response to the immigration bill sent by the Senate. The hearings are announced as a public consultation about the vulnerability of the border to international terrorism. This program coincides with the day of the public hearing in Laredo.
Rep. Henry Cuellar, Democrat, Laredo, TX.
VOTING RIGHTS ACT RENEWAL. Conservative members of Congress blocked action to renew and restore the Voting Rights Act. Civil rights groups are urging Congress to complete work on reauthorizing the landmark act, which is set to expire next year.
Lydia Camarillo, vicepresident, South West Voter Registration and Education Project, San Antonio, TX; Peter Zamora, legislative staff attorney, MALDEF, Washington, DC.
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