CHICAGO, IL － Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval is proud to announce that Edgar Pineda has joined the Sandoval family to manage the Senator’s District Office, and assist Senator Sandoval with his mission to brepresent the men, women, and children of the 11th District in the Illinois States Senate. Mr. Pineda comes with experience in the public sector, having served for almost 10 years as the Creative Director for Latinos Progresando－where he started his career as an unpaid volunteer.
CHICAGO, IL – Effective January 31, Senate President John J. Cullerton announced Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval has been appointed to Senate Democratic Leadership as Majority Caucus Whip. Sandoval is eager for the opportunity to represent his constituents within his new leadership role.
“I am honored to be appointed to be a member of President Cullerton’s leadership team,” Sandoval said. “I will continue to use the opportunities given to me to represent the interests of the families and children I care about so deeply.”
CHICAGO, IL – Senator Martin A. Sandoval is proud to announce that after working with State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs, over $800,000 in unclaimed life insurance proceeds since 2015 have been paid to residents in the 11th Senate District, which includes the South Side of Chicago and parts of West Suburban Cook, represented by Senator Sandoval.
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval is proud to have joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and 23rd Ward Alderman Michael R. Zalewski for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new state-of-the-art annex at Michael M. Byrne Elementary School, which will house 16 new classrooms, including a much-needed science lab and music room, a library, and a large multi-purpose room.
Chicago - Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval along with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Dan Lipinski, the Chicago Department of Aviation, members of the Transportation Security Administration, and Southwest Airlines came together to kick off the construction of a new security checkpoint and bridge expansion project at Midway International Airport—marking the commencement of a $323 million investment announced by Mayor Emanuel in 2015 to deliver the airport’s most significant capital upgrade in nearly two decades.
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval, along with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado break ground at the future site of the $45 million Daley College Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Center, expected to be completed in 2018—allowing students to commence classes in the new space in January 2019.
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval is committed to sponsor legislation in the Illinois State Senate that will eliminate the unfair Cook County Beverage Tax, which is taking a toll on local businesses and hardworking families.
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval is disillusioned and offended by the Trump administration’s announcement to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation and provided them with work permits, which allowed them to continue to be productive members of society without fear of deportation.
CHICAGO, IL － Over the Summer, Senator Martin A. Sandoval selected Carolina Cervantes as one of two interns that were part of a Summer Legislative internship at the 11th Legislative District Office. Carolina is the daughter of immigrant parents from Mexico and a sophomore at Loyola University Chicago, double majoring in Political Science and Computer Science.
CHICAGO, IL － Over the Summer, Senator Martin A. Sandoval selected Maximino Castillo as one of two interns that were part of a Summer legislative internship at the 11th Legislative District Office. Maximino is the son of Mexican and Croatian parents residing in Chicago’s McKinley Park area. He is an incoming freshman at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, majoring in business with a concentration in marketing.