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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15), it’s important we pause to recognize the major contributions of the Latino community to Pennsylvania’s economy. Latinos make up 18.4 percent of the US population and 17.3 percent of the US labor force, which is expected to rise at least 30 percent by 2060. Nationally, the spending of this demographic amounts to around $870 billion in consumer expenditure annually.

“Samantha Miller is a Junior at Palmyra Area High School, who has loved to write for as long as she can remember. She is involved in her school’s media program, writing in the newspaper and creating news segments. When she is not writing, she can be found playing piano and spending time with friends.”