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National Museum of the American Latino Act receives support from Governor Abbott

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Posted at 3:40 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 16:41:01-05

AUSTIN, TX — Governor Abbott announced his support for the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Led by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) & Bob Menendez (D-NJ), this Bill has been supported by 45 bi-partisan cosponsors. If passed, this legislation would establish a museum in the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to the preservation and celebration of over 500 years of American Latino history. “The Latino community is a rich part of our history and culture in America, and that is especially true here in Texas. The Latino community is a rich part of our history and culture in America, and that is especially true here in Texas,” said Governor Abbott. "I applaud Senator John Cornyn for leading this effort, and I urge the Senate to move swiftly to vote on and pass the National Museum of the American Latino Act.” the Governor added after the Senate Rules Committee held a hearing on the legislation Nov. 20th.