DENVER - Mark Udall marked Hispanic Heritage Month, which started Sunday, Sept. 15, by highlighting how Colorado's Hispanic community creates jobs and enriches the Centennial State.
"Colorado's vibrant Hispanic community has long played an important role in shaping our state's rich cultural landscape and fueling our economy. From creating jobs and running small businesses to serving as policy makers and civil servants, our Latino community continues to make invaluable contributions that are improving our communities and moving Colorado forward," Udall said. "As we mark Hispanic Heritage Month, I urge all Coloradans to join me in celebrating the central role that our Latino communities play in making our state such a great place to live. I will keep fighting to ensure that our country remains a welcoming place for all immigrants, which is why we must continue our efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform."
Udall is a member of the U.S. Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force, which facilitates communication between Hispanic leaders and Democratic senators. The task force also ensures that the concerns and issues of importance to Colorado's Latino community remain a top priority for policy makers.
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