Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce represents AZ in D.C. - Tucson News Now

Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce represents AZ in D.C.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Lea Marquez Peterson, president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is back in Tucson after a trip to Washington, D.C. 

She was part of the U.S Chamber of Commerce Summit.  

Marquez-Peterson said she was there making sure Arizona Hispanic business owners have a seat at the table.

"I was there to talk about trade with Mexico, the Affordable Care Act, and how it's not affordable for small business..." she said.

She stopped by Fox 11 Daybreak to tell us about her experience. 

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