Martinez Brings Nurse Licensure Compact to Illinois

Springfield – Yesterday, State Senator Iris Martinez (D- Chicago) along with Senator Emil Jones III passed legislation that makes Illinois the 25th State to become a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. The Initiative is aimed at increasing access to patience care across state lines via multi-state licensure. The importance of care coordination and safe transition of care, as patients move from one level of care to the next, is significantly and positively impacted by the adoption of the Compact.

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Senator Martinez Passes Legislation for Bilingual Education

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) passed legislation today that will require the Advisory Council on Bilingual Education to submit a report to the State Superintendent, General Assembly, and the Governor to address necessary changes to bilingual education

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Martinez Legislation to Prevent Domestic Battery Offenders from Owning Guns

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) passed House Bill 3365 that prohibits people convicted of domestic battery from owning guns and restricts anyone who under restraining order from possessing a firearm.

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Martinez Tax Credit for Film Industry Legislation Signed By Governor Quinn


Springfield IL- Recently, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill 398 into law which extends the Film Production Services Tax Credit of 2008. The tax credit encourages film production in the state.

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