Carly Robertson has more from the Capitol:
Leaders of the Hispanic Community held a press conference Monday calling for the resignation of Ed Martin.
The issue stems from a remark made by Martin during a Missouri Housing Development Commission meeting last month.
According to transcript from the meeting, Martin made reference to "a bunch of Mexicans" in a response to an attorney's statement regarding the ability to check workers' immigration status.
Ezekiel Amador attended the conference Monday and calls Martin's comments nothing short of racist.
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The Governor's office has not yet announced whether any action will be taken against Martin.
From the state capitol, I'm Carly Robertson.