043015cm0844In 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 other critical services, would be halted or stopped completely.

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On this page we will share recent stories about Senator Sandoval that have appeared in the media.


Participants are holding Riders for Better Transit signs
Grid Chicago
The new legislation, Senate Bill 3236, is sponsored by State Senator Martin Sandoval, a Democrat from Chicago. Although the estimated hike in state gas ...

Transit activists propose hike in state gas tax to fund public transit
Chicago Tribune
The sponsor of the legislation, Senate Bill 3236, is State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D., Chicago), who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee.

Chicago-area gas tax hike proposed to fund mass transit investment
Chicago Tribune
The sponsor of the legislation, SB 3236, is state Sen. Martin Sandoval, D-Chicago, who heads the Senate Transportation Committee. Sandoval is expected to ...

Proposed gas tax hike aimed at helping transit
Chicago Daily Herald
Transit advocates pushed for a state gas tax increase in Cook, DuPage, Kane, ... 1 by Sen. Martin Sandoval, a Chicago Democrat, seeks to raise Illinois' ...

Transportation Advocates Put Support Behind Gas Tax For Public Transit
Progress Illinois
Currently the bill has only one supporter in the state legislature. Senator Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago), who is also the chair of the Senate Transportation ...

Office Info

Springfield Office:
Senator 12th District
111 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
5807 W. 35th Street
Cicero, IL 60804