Senator Sandoval

Senator Martin A. Sandoval Appoints New Chief of Staff

Senator Martin A. Sandoval and Chief of Staff Edgar Pineda

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.

Sandoval works with Treasurer’s office to compensate residents with unclaimed life insurance proceeds

Senator Martin A. Sandoval (left) and State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs review life insurance benefit return documents during a recent work meeting at the State Capitol in Springfield, IL.

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.

Sandoval and Zalewski deliver new annex for Byrne Elementary

Senator Sandoval and Zalewski deliver new annex for Byrne Elementary

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.

Senator Sandoval joins Mayor Emanuel to break ground on new security checkpoint project at Midway Airport

Senator Sandoval and Mayor Emanuel_security checkpoint project at Midway Airport by Brian Fritz Photography

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.

Senator Sandoval Joins Mayor Emanuel at groundbreaking of new $45 million Daley College Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing Center

Senator Sandoval and Mayor Emanuel at groundbreaking Daley College Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing Center

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.

Senator Sandoval denounces Trump on DACA rescission

Senator Sandoval denounces Trump on DACA rescission

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.

Senator Sandoval Promotes Future Leaders of Illinois

Carolina Cervantes and Senator Sandoval in Springfield

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.

Senator Sandoval fosters a new generation of leaders of Illinois

Senator Sandoval and Max Castillo in Springfield

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.

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