Rep. Delia Ramirez

Assistant Majority Leader
(D-Chicago)
4th District
Rep Delia Ramirez

Springfield Office:
632 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-0150

District Office:
4053 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639
(773) 799-8219

Biography
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.
Rep. Ramirez Withdraws Motion on Elected Chicago School Board Bill, Legislation to be Sent to Governor

Rep. Ramirez Withdraws Motion on Elected Chicago School Board Bill, Legislation to be Sent to Governor

CHICAGO – State Representative Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, has lifted her motion to reconsider HB 2908. The legislation that creates a path to a fully-elected school board for Chicago Public Schools will now be sent to the governor’s desk. This action comes after meeting with stakeholders to begin discussing outstanding issues that may be addressed in trailer legislation during the fall veto session.

Illinois House Passes Bills to Protect Renters, Homeowners and Advance Health Equity

Illinois House Passes Bills to Protect Renters, Homeowners and Advance Health Equity

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.

Leader Ramirez’s Emergency Housing Assistance Passes in the Illinois House

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.