TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Latino lawmakers argue they weren’t invited to the first Latino Town Hall held Thursday night in Taylorsville.
Members of the Latino Legislative Caucus said the town hall missed the mark by excluding the state’s three Latina lawmakers.
There was standing room only at the event, with an estimated 250 attendees. Invited speakers included Utah’s legislative leaders: Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Senate President Stuart Adams and Jeff Mills. Noticeably absent on the panel? Latinos.
“Diversity is so important. To have minorities to see representation that looks like them is critical,” said Martin Muñoz, who attended the event.
House District 26 Rep. Angela Romero (D) said she was very disappointed she and the two other Latino lawmakers were left off the guest list...Read More