Colorado Senate President challenges presidential hopefuls on Latino workforce struggles

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) answers a questions by Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia (D) at a Latino Forum on June 21, 2019. (Telemundo)

In a live forum with Democratic presidential candidates, Friday State Senate President Leroy Garcia asked Pete Buttigieg what policies he would pursue to better include Latino workers in the 21st-century economy.

The issue is one that is significant for Garcia’s district and Colorado as a whole, he told PULP.

“I think we’re moving that way,” Garcia said of an emphasis on high-tech jobs and the inclusion of Latino workers, noting the hemp industry and the work being done at Vestas.

The forum, hosted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials education fund, centered around issues impacting Latinos in the U.S., who are expected to be a significant voting bloc in the 2020 presidential election...

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