The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Moda Latina BZ alleging they targeted Latinas and scammed them out of millions.
When Deborah González is sworn in, she will be Georgia's first Latina district attorney, the circuit's first woman in that position, and the first Puerto Rican woman in the country to be elected district attorney.
"For me, the driving force was that I wanted to be of service to others. It was a value I saw lived out in my family."
The city commissioner did not have political aspirations, but her experience working with nonprofit organizations led her to public service.
Preliminary data shows that Latinos overwhelmingly voted Democrat, while Latinas turned out in bigger numbers than Latino men.
Their representation in politics has always been scarce, but in the 2020 election there are more Latinas in the candidate pools than ever before.
"I say this every year," comedian Cristela Alonzo said. "I want us to get paid like a man."
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