Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
Illinois General Assembly

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Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
20th District
Majority Caucus Whip

Photograph of  Senator  Iris Y. Martinez (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 20th District
413 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8191
(217) 782-3088 FAX
District Office:
2921 N. Milwaukee Ave.,
Chicago, IL  60618
(773) 278-2020
(773) 278-6407 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Energy and Public Utilities (Vice-Chair); Education (Vice-Chair); Labor; Licensed Activities and Pensions (Chair); Committee of the Whole; Commerce and Economic Development; Transportation; Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED) (Sub-Chair); Sub. on Generation, Util, & Telecom (Sub-Chair); Committee on Pension Investments.

Biography: Born Feb. 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): Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
 Will Guzzardi