Bauer Business Focus

With Houston’s Hispanic Population Growing, So Does Its Economic And Political Clout

Houston’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 40th anniversary

Laura Murillo has been president of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for the past 10 years.

The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been around for 40 years.

Its president and CEO, Laura Murillo, has been leading it for the past 10.

Over time, it has grown to Houston’s largest business chamber, with more members than the Greater Houston Partnership.

For this week’s Bauer Business Focus, we sat down with Murillo to talk about the organization’s business mission and its political advocacy.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters and the Houston Press Club. Florian is a native of Germany. His studies...

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