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Healthcare, holding politicians accountable among top concerns for US Hispanics

August 16, 2016  • Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program OLD

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“Quality affordable healthcare and holding elected officials accountable for their decisions are among the highest priorities for Hispanics in the U.S., according to a new Harris Poll survey.

Seventy-seven percent of Hispanics surveyed rated quality affordable healthcare as “absolutely essential/extremely important” to improving opportunity in their community while 76 percent rated holding elected officials accountable as “absolutely essential/extremely important,” said Abigail Golden-Vazquez, executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Latinos and Society Program, at the institute’s second annual America’s Future Summit on Thursday at the California Endowment in the downtown Los Angeles.”

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