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“This #HispanicHeritageMonth, we honor the rich culture and contributions of New Jersey’s Hispanic community. Unidos, we are a stronger state and nation. Happy Hispanic Heritage Month, New Jersey!”

Governor Phil Murphy
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“This #HispanicHeritageMonth, we celebrate the many talents, diverse culture and vibrant spirit of our Hispanic friends and neighbors. Arizona’s rich Hispanic heritage is woven into the fabric of our state and is a driving force in making us a great place to live, work and play.”

Governor Doug Ducey
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“September 15th kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month, a time for us to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by Hispanic people to our state and country. The beauty of its rich culture and traditions are an inspiration to continue the advancement of equity and inclusion.”

Governor Jay Inslee
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“I am proud to proclaim September 15 through October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month to honor and celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Marylanders for all they do to make ours a stronger, more vibrant state.”

Governor Larry Hogan
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“My administration is committed to building a Colorado for all, a state where everyone has an opportunity to succeed and celebrate shared values. Our Hispanic community is an important part of Colorado’s success, and I look forward to celebrating a strong future together.”

Governor Jared Polis
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“During Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the Hispanic and Latino communities in the state of Utah, whose love of family, strong work ethic, and willingness to share their heritage and traditions have made our state a more inclusive state and a better place to live.”

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