Martinez Creates Commission to Improve Education


Springfield IL- Today, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) passed Senate Bill 620 out of the Illinois Senate. It creates a commission based on the findings and recommendations of the Chicago Education Facilities Task Force (CEFTF). The commission will help Chicago Public Schools (CPS) produce facility and budgeting plans to improve educational facilities.

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Martinez and Collins Streamline Child Abuse and Neglect Investigations 

Springfield IL- Today, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) and State Senator Jacqueline Collins (D - Chicago) passed legislation to streamline investigations in cases of child abuse and neglect in the Illinois Senate.

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Martinez Fights Home Foreclosures


Springfield, IL – Today, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez passed Senate Joint Resolution 30, which creates the Foreclosure Prevention and Housing Taskforce (FPHT).  The purpose of the taskforce is to make yearly recommendations on housing policies to the Department of Human Services, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the Illinois Housing Development Authority, and Office of the Attorney General.

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LULAC NATIONAL WOMENS' COMMISSION HONORS NHCSL PRESIDENT SENATOR IRIS Y. MARTINEZ FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Washington, D.C., April 7, 2011 – NHCSL President, Senator Iris Y. Martinez (IL.) will receive the LULAC Community Leadership Award at the LULAC Women’s Conference April 9th, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Selected by the conference host committee and LULAC women’s commission, the award recognizes exemplars of community leadership and dedication to the empowerment of Latinas and the broader community. The Senator is being honored for her leadership in the area of government.

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