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Senator Iris Y Martinez pays a visit to Telemundo-NBC studios to talk about the signing of the bill SB 957, that will grant driving privileges to undocumented motorists. To watch the interview, tune-in Telemundo on Saturday, February 2, at 4:30 p.m.


La Senadora Iris Y. Martinez visitó los estudios de Telemundo-NBC para hablar acerca de la ley SB 957, que otorgará privilegios de conducir a los automovilistas indocumentados. La entrevista será transmitida por Telemundo el sábado, 2 de febrero, a las 430 p.m.

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Chicago) – May 9, 2011. An angry State Senator Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) and worried advocates today called on the Illinois General Assembly to reverse budget cuts proposed by Governor Pat Quinn to eliminate funding for medical care, pre-school and other specialized services for Chicago-area HIV/AIDS-affected pre-school children.

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 Scholarship Bill Raises Immigration Questions

A proposal to provide college scholarships to the children of immigrants, even illegal immigrants, is forcing Illinois lawmakers to consider whether it’s appropriate to lend a helping hand to people who are in the country improperly.

Many legislators express the need to make a bad situation better. Illegal immigrants are a fact of life, they say, and giving them a shot at an education through privately funded scholarships will be better for Illinois in the long run.

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State Senator Iris Y. Martinez Extends Tax Breaks For Film Industry

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WBBM) – Some Illinois lawmakers want to make sure the film industry keeps coming back to Illinois, for the next decade, at least.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Alex Degman reports, the state Senate has passed a measure that keeps Illinois’ current tax credits to film companies for the next 10 years, at which point they will disappear.

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