Hispanic State Legislators Condemn Kansas State Representative Virgil Peck's Comments

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) condemned comments made by Kansas State Representative Virgil Peck before the Kansas House Appropriations Committee. 

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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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Category: News Releases

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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