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. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, released the following statement on behalf of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State Address:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, released the following statement in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State Address:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement calling on Congress to reject a budget that allocates funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Migrant “Protection” Protocols (MPP), a federal program that endangers the lives of individuals seeking asylum:
Ortiz, Villanueva, Tabares Host Mobile DMV Event in Garfield Ridge | Ortiz, Villanueva Tabares Patrocinan Evento Móvil de la Secretaria del Estado en Garfield Ridge
CHICAGO – State Reps. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, and Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, are partnering with 23rd Ward Alderman Silvana Tabares to ensure local seniors and families have easy, efficient access to Secretary of State services via their Mobile DMV event on Thursday, Dec. 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Garfield Ridge Library, located at 6348 S. Archer Ave. in Chicago.
CHICAGO – Committed to ensuring all women have access to comprehensive health care services, state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is highlighting the Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Program, which provides uninsured women free screenings and treatment.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is pushing back against the bigoted rhetoric of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) new deportation chief for the Midwest by highlighting how recently enacted state-level protections will help keep Illinois families together and prevent discrimination or intimidation.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is working with state Rep. Celina Villanueva, Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya, and Ald. Mike Rodriguez to help local residents reduce their property tax bills by hosting two property tax appeal workshops this month.
CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and State Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago are inviting residents throughout the Chicagoland area to join them and fellow members of the Latino Caucus and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 7 at their various visits of Latino-owned businesses, which include Mi Tierra en la Villita.
CHICAGO – Committed to ensuring everyone is counted and heard in the 2020 Census, state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is hosting a community conversation about the importance of participating on Saturday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at El Tarasco Restaurant, located at 4358 W. 51st in Chicago.
Ortiz-Backed Measure Expanding Access to Banking Services to Underserved Communities Signed into Law
CHICAGO – Underserved communities, which tend to be low-income and immigrant, will have expanded access to banking services under a new law backed by state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago.