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Representative Aaron M. Ortiz (D)
1st District

Photograph of Representative  Aaron M. Ortiz (D)

Springfield Office:
260-W 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; Appropriations-General Service; Appropriations-Human Services; Labor & Commerce; Mental Health & Addiction; Transportation: Vehicles & Safety (Vice-Chairperson); Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommitte; Transportation Issues Subcommittee.

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): Antonio Muñoz