Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
Full-time legislator; former educator and college counselor at CPS; B.S. in urban planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; member of the Chicago Teachers Union, member of Local School Council for the Back of the Yards High School; volunteer soccer coach and lifelong resident of the Gage Park neighborhood in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging Congress to hold additional hearings on the politically motivated citizenship question for the 2020 Census, as the Supreme Court’s decision leaves open the possibility for the Trump Administration to find another way to justify it:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump deliberately terrorizing immigrant parents and their children as a negotiation tactic:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is hosting a series of town hall meetings in his community starting on Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gage Park Auditorium, located at 2411 W. 55th St. in Chicago, and Friday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Vittum Park, located at 5010 W. 50th St. in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
Ortiz Fights for Tax Relief, Living Wage, Affordable Health Care, Immigrant Families, Combats Violence this Session
SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – This session, state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, worked to provide working families much-needed tax relief, increase wages, protect access to health care for Illinoisans with pre-existing conditions, ensure an elected Chicago School Board, protect immigrant families from Trump’s deportation officers and combat senseless gun violence.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Fighting to provide tax relief for their local residents and demand the wealthy pay their fair share in taxes, state Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, and state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, issued the following joint statement after supporting the Fair Tax amendment:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the egregious attacks on women’s reproductive rights by extremist politicians around the country, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for action on the Reproductive Health Act:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging the passage of legislation that would ensure greater representation of Latinos, African Americans and women on corporate boards
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus commends Governor J.B. Pritzker’s commitment to diversity in appointing Dr. Carmen Ayala as the superintendent of the Illinois State Board of Education, making her not only the first Latina, but the first person of color and a woman to serve as the permanent superintendent.