Martinez Searches for Educational Solutions

Springfield, IL - Last week, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D- Chicago) met with a group of students, teachers and administrators from ASPIRA of Illinois. The group came to the capitol to advocate for awareness and funding for charter schools.


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Category: Blog Post

 Martinez Denounces Racial Profiling Practices

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D – Chicago) joined the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to condemn the illegal practices of the McHenry County Sheriffs office recently revealed by the Chicago Tribune.

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Category: News Releases


Martinez Statement on House Member Racial Profiling Legislation

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Martinez (D – Chicago), expressed her outrage over House Bill 1969, legislation similar to the recent immigration law passed in Arizona.  The bill gives law enforcement the ability to stop, detain, or arrest any person who they believe to be an illegal alien.

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Category: News Releases

Go ahead and We won! Senate vote gives film credits a 10 year sunset.
By Ruth L Ratny

March 30, 2011 

Lift a glass and drink to elimination of the onerous five year sunset clause that would’ve killed Illinois’ hard-earned film incentives film.Senate Bill 398, that gives the Illinois film tax credit a 10 year sunset, renewable every five years, passed the full Senate late Wednesday afternoon and will go to the House for a final vote next week.

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