Rep. Delia Ramirez
Full-time legislator; social service administrator, community organizer, and policy advocate; B.A. in Justice Studies from Northeastern Illinois University; former founding executive director of the Center for Changing Lives; former board chair of Latin United Community Housing Association and Logan Square Neighborhood Association; daughter of immigrant parents, and the first Guatemalan-American to serve in the Illinois General Assembly.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – Leader Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, recently passed House Bill 2877 in the Illinois House, legislation that provides emergency housing relief and eviction protections to thousands of Illinoisans.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Today, the Illinois House of Representatives passed major, time-sensitive bills to protect underserved communities struggling through the pandemic and set Illinois on a path toward improved health equity. This was a significant day-of-action on the heels of the Democratic Caucus’s promise to swiftly respond to the multiple crises facing the state during the pandemic.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, who was sworn in for her second term as state representative Wednesday, with a focus on housing security and criminal justice reform.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Delia C. Ramirez, D-Chicago, is hosting a free flu vaccine and COVID-19 testing event on Friday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will take place at 1839 North Richmond Street in Chicago. For more information, call 872-206-2685 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ramírez fought to create an Emergency Housing Relief Program and now hosts Virtual Housing Assistance Fair in Advance of Grant Application Openings
CHICAGO, Ill. – With the steadfast work of housing advocates and state legislators this past legislative session, The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) effective now will aid homeowners and renters who have lost income due to COVID-19 will soon be open for...
Ramirez Champions Measures Expanding Access to Healthcare Coverage for Immigrant Senior Citizens, Celebrates Gov. Pritzker Signing into Law
CHICAGO – Fighting for equal access to comprehensive, affordable healthcare for all, state Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, championed House Bill 4891, in collaboration with Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago, who introduced Senate Bill 3733, Healthy Illinois for All, to expand access to state health coverage for undocumented persons in Illinois. While these proposals were not considered during the emergency legislative session, language from this bill was included in the state’s budget implementation plan (HB357) to expand Medicaid coverage to undocumented seniors. This expansion was signed into law by Governor Pritzker on June 10, 2020.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Delia C. Ramirez, D-Chicago, released the following statement at the adjournment of a special legislative session in which she worked to provide necessary resources for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic:
SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Delia C. Ramirez, D-Chicago, is proud to announce the creation of a fund to provide emergency rental and mortgage assistance grants to tenants and homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The General Assembly appropriated $396 million for this fund during the emergency legislative session. The funding will primarily be used to provide assistance to tenants unable to cover their rent or homeowners unable to make mortgage payments.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent threats that he will withhold COVID-19 related economic relief from states that do not comply with his extreme anti-immigrant agenda: