Sandoval goes on listening tour

CHICAGO- Area residents had a chance to sit down face-to-face and talk about their concerns with Senator Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago).Sandoval Speaking

Illinois is trying to get out of a $6 billion dollar deficient that has put education, public safety, social services and other services at risk. Sandoval's main goal was to listen and get a better understanding on how the cuts impacted residents and to offer solutions.

"As a senator, It's my job to not only talk about what I want to change, but to also actively go to the different businesses and neighborhoods to hear from the people living there what they need improved," Sandoval said.

Earlier this week, Sandoval visited community groups, businesses and residents within different neighborhoods -- Gage Park, Brighton Park, McKinley Park, Garfield Ridge and the Southwest side of Chicago -- to get their feedback on social services, economic development, education, jobs and public safety.

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Sandoval: Restoring funds benefits the most vulnerable

In April, Governor Rauner announced he would sweep special funds in an effort to close a $1.6 billion shortfall in the 2015 budget year. The reduction meant critical services, such as programs to help autistic children, Medicaid for the poor and services for homeless youth, among o043015cm0844ther critical services, would be halted or stopped completely.

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National Library week!

IT'S NOT TOO LATE! National Library week is almost over so don't miss out on special offers at the Cicero Public Library!Sandoval Reading

Cicero Public Library is waiving recent late fees until the 18th and replacing lost or dusty library cards free!
Questions? Call 708.652.8084 ext. 5

Sandoval celebrates Latina Empowerment

Chicago- Senator Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago), along with Latino radio personality Luisa Maria, will celebrate International Women's day by honoring several prominent Latina women.Latina Empowerment

One of Illinois' most impactful and dedicated Latina women, Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, will share stories of her life struggles and her determination to overcome them, which eventually earned her the title of Illinois' first female Hispanic lieutenant governor.

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