The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) applauds the FCC’s decision to roll back outdated and burdensome regulations and approve the Restoring Internet Freedom Order.

Javier Palomarez, President & CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of commerce (USHCC), issued the following statement following the official announcement of the FCC decision: “We at the USHCC applaud Chairman Pai’s leadership at the FCC and commend his decision to overturn intrusive internet regulations. As a member of the FCC’s advisory committee on diversity and digital empowerment, I remain committed to ensuring everyone throughout our community has the opportunity to thrive in a 21st century economy and stand behind the Chairman’s decision. Moving forward, the USHCC will continue to encourage Congress to make certain the internet remains free and open for everyone and consumers are protected.”

About the USHCC

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.4 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $700 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide. For more information, visit ushcc.com. Follow us on Twitter @USHCC.