Martinez Applauds to the Passage of the Dream Act

Yesterday, the Illinois Senate passed historic legislation that will make college education more affordable for immigrant children. Senate Bill 2185, or the ‘Dream Act,’ will allow residents of Illinois with a valid taxpayer identification number to invest their money in either of Illinois’ two college savings programs or the prepaid tuition program.

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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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District Office:
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Chicago, IL 60618
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