The 21st Show

State Senator Celina Villanueva speaks on budget priorities, migrant support, and latino voting trends


Joining us on The 21st today is State Senator Celina Villanueva. As a Democrat, she serves as the Chair of the Revenue Committee and the Senate Chair of the Illinois Latino Caucus.

Our conversation will begin with a discussion on the state budget allocation and the legislative priorities of the Latino Caucus for this session. We will then shift our focus to the topic of migrants, discussing the current influx and Senator Villanueva’s stance on the funding allocated for them.

Following that, we'll hear her thoughts on how former President Trump is gaining support among Latino voters, and close off our show with focusing on how to prevent acts of political violence, to avoid what happened after the last presidential election.


Sen. Celina Villanueva

D-Chicago • Senate chair, Latino Caucus