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Who is Nury Martinez?
Nury Martinez is an American prominent politician currently a Los Angeles Councilmember for the 6th district, Being a member of the Democratic Party, she became President of the Los Angeles City Council in December 2019. This was after serving as the council’s president pro tempore. This made her become the first Latina to become council president. Previously, she served as a member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education from 2009 to 2013.
How Old Is Nury Martinez?
She is 49 years old as of October 2022, having been born on July 9, 1973, in San Francisco Valley, California, U.S. Martinez shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Tom Hanks, EthanGamerTV, Jenn McAllister, Marcel Ruiz, Maisie Smith, and many more.
Nury Martinez Family
Who are Nury Martinez’s Parents and Siblings?
Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Nury Martinez Education
She received her high school education at San Fernando High School where she graduated in 1992. After graduating from high school, she attended California State University, Northridge where she graduated in 1996.
Nury Martinez Marital Status
She is married to the love of his life, Gerry.
Nury Martinez Kids
She and her husband Gerry have a daughter by the name of Isabelle.
Nury Martinez Career
She served as the Executive Director of the environmental justice organization Pacoima Beautiful and was elected in 2003 and 2007 to the City of San Francisco City Council. In 2009, she was elected a member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education representing Board District 6.
A Career in the Los Angeles City Council
On July 23, 2013, she was elected to the Los Angeles City Council in a special election to succeed Tony Cardenas who vacated the seat once elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for California’s 29th congressional district. In that election, she defeated former Assemblywoman, Cindy Montanez and again in a 2015 rematch when she won her first full term. This made her the only woman to serve on the City Council for four years until the election of Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez in July 2017 and was the first Latina member in a quarter century.
A Career in the COVID-19 response
As a City Council President during the COVID-19 pandemic, she used her power to allocate hundreds of millions of dollars in federal CARES Act funding as part of her Families First agenda. And she went on to support impacted Angelenos with rent, child care, and utility bills, as well as assistance to small businesses to stay afloat. In July 2020, she launched the Emergency Renters Assistance Program which provided $103 million in subsidies of up to $2,000 per household for renters who could demonstrate how they were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and who earned less than 80 of the area median income. That same year in October, she announced a $50 million program to provide one-time grants of $500 to help Angelenos who lost work because of the pandemic pay their utility bills over the holidays.
In 2014, she along with Councilmembers Curren Price and Mike Bonib passed a law boosting the minimum wage to $15.37 for employees at large hotels in Los Angeles. The following year, she was one of six Councilmembers that led the successful push to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 for all workers in Los Angeles, to be gradually phased in over five years.
A recording conversation on October 9, 2022, between Martinez and other council members Gil Cedillo and Kevin de Leon regarding gerrymandering, was leaked onto Reddit. In the meeting, Martinez stated “Fuck that guy … He’s with the Blacks”, referring to District Attorney George Gascón. She also insulted Councilmember Mike Bonin‘s adopted child, saying “This kid needs a beatdown. Let me take him around the corner, and I’ll bring him right back”.
Nury Martinez Height and Measurements
Her body measurements are not mentioned on the internet.
Nury Martinez’s Salary and Net Worth
She has an annual salary of $70,343 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.