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USHCC Congratulates Senator John Cornyn - New Senate Majority Whip

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is a statement by United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Javier Palomarez:

"As a longtime friend of the USHCC, Senator John Cornyn has consistently advocated on behalf of our membership and America's small business community. He has demonstrated a clear understanding of how entrepreneurs, not only in Texas but across the nation, are fueling economic growth. By collaborating on policy solutions that affect our constituency, Hispanic businesses – our nation's fastest-growing entrepreneurial segment – have started new ventures at a rate 3 times the national average, while spurring job growth and innovation across a broad range of industries. We are confident that Senator Cornyn will continue serving as a champion for American business, and we look forward to working with him in the 114th Congress in his new role as Senate Majority Whip."

About the USHCC

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of our nation's entrepreneurs. The USHCC advocates on behalf of nearly 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $486 billion to the American economy, each year. As the leading organization of its kind, the USHCC serves as an umbrella to more than 200 local chambers and business associations across the nation, and partners with more than 240 major corporations.

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CONTACT: Ammar Campa-Najjar Associate Director of Communications 619-721-5148Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce