Cell Phones Seen as Vital to Hispanics for Employment, Health, and Public Safety; Loss Would Hit Hispanics Particularly Hard in New York City, Chicago, Cities Across Texas and Florida, Phoenix, Denver, Washington, D.C.
Millions of Hispanics depend on the federal wireless Lifeline program for employment, health, and public safety reasons and would be unfairly burdened by a rollback of the program, according to a statement that will be delivered Wednesday (August 28, 2013) during a news conference held by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States.
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