Las Vegas – Today, U.S. Senate candidate Shelley Berkley received the endorsement of La Prensa Latina, a Spanish-language newspaper in Las Vegas, that praised her long record of standing up for the Latino community in Nevada and said Senator Heller’s record on the issues important to Latino families in Nevada ismisguided and anti-middle class.
“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of La Prensa Latina newspaper,” said U.S. Senate candidate Shelley Berkley. “I’ll continue to prioritize Latino working families across Nevada by fighting to create good-paying jobs that can’t be outsourced, giving Nevada small businesses the tools to hire again, making sure a quality and affordable education is within reach for all families, and continuing to press for passage of the DREAM Act.”
“Due to her long track record of fighting for Latino working families across Nevada, we’re pleased to endorse Shelley Berkley to be the next U.S. Senator from Nevada,” said La Prensa Latina owner Maggie Hosseini. “Whether it is voting for the DREAM Act, her support for comprehensive immigration reform, protecting funding for Pell grants that help make college more affordable, and working day and night to support our small businesses and create good-paying jobs, Latino families throughout Nevada need Shelley Berkley to keep fighting for us in the years to come in the U.S. Senate. Shelley’s Republican opponent, Senator Dean Heller, is siding with special interests rather than standing up for hardworking Latino families in Nevada. He voted to gut college student aid and voted against legislation to keep thousands of teachers on the job and against the Small Business Jobs Act, which was praised by Governor Sandoval for helping create jobs in Nevada. Heller also opposed the DREAM Act, to help young Latino students and military service members stay in this country and earn a path to legal status and he said he wants to bring the discriminatory Arizona law to Nevada. Latino families simply can’t afford Senator Heller’s misguided, anti-middle class priorities.”