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Representative Aaron M. Ortiz (D)
1st District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Aaron M. Ortiz (D)

Springfield Office:
521-B Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-1117
District Office:
4374 S. Archer Ave.
Chicago, IL 60632
(773) 236-0117

Years served: January 2019 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Energy & Environment; Executive; Labor & Commerce; Revenue & Finance; Sales, Amusement and Other Taxes; Wage Policy Study; Environmental Justice Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Full-time legislator; former educator and college counselor at CPS; B.S. in urban planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; member of the Chicago Teachers Union, member of Local School Council for the Back of the Yards High School; volunteer soccer coach and lifelong resident of the Gage Park neighborhood in Chicago.

Associated Senator(s): Javier L. Cervantes