Rep. Delia Ramirez

(D-Chicago)
4th District
Rep Delia Ramirez
Springfield Office:
200-5S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-0150

District Office:
3042 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

(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.
Ramirez Champions Measures Expanding Access to Healthcare Coverage for Immigrant Senior Citizens, Celebrates Gov. Pritzker Signing into Law

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.

Ramirez Champions Measures Expanding Access to Healthcare Coverage for Immigrant Senior Citizens, Celebrates Gov. Pritzker Signing into Law

Rep. Delia C. Ramirez Secures Relief for Renters and Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

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.

Latino Caucus: We Will Not Let Trump Extort Our Communities

Latino Caucus: We Will Get Through This Together | Caucus Latino: Superaremos Esto Juntos

CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement amid Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “stay at home” order, urging local families to contact their constituent service offices via phone or email in order to continue connecting them to resources, as well as to follow the recommendations of medical experts. 

Ramírez fought to create an Emergency Housing Relief Program and now hosts Virtual Housing Assistance Fair in Advance of Grant Application Openings

Ramirez Advocates for Public Health, Promotes Informational Resources on COVID-19 Pandemic

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, is urging residents to help protect their health and the well-being of their neighbors by staying informed with accurate and up-to-date information and following guidelines from public health experts on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) pandemic provided on official websites for the State of Illinois and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.