Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
20th District

Photograph of  Senator  Iris Y. Martinez (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 20th District
413A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8191
District Office:
2845 N. Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL  60618
(773) 463-0720
(773) 463-0795 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Licensed Activities (Chair); Pensions and Investments (Vice-Chair); Commerce; Redistricting; Education; Energy; Deficit Reduction; Subcommittee on Charter Schools; Subcomm.on Pension Enhancements (Sub-Chair); Subcomm.Adv.PracticeNurse's License (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Mandates.

Biography: Born February 25, 1956, in Chicago; earned her Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northeastern Illinois University in 2009; elected president of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators. She is also a member of President Obama's Change Commission; has one daughter.

Associated Representative(s): Maria Antonia Berrios
 Deborah Mell