Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Response to Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Killing of Tyre Nichols

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In response to the release of police body camera footage showing the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis officers, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) released the following statement: “The release of police body camera...

Ammons Joins Women’s Caucus as Vice Chair

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, issued the following statement in response to her appointment to the Illinois House Democratic Women’s Caucus:  “I am honored to be joining the leadership of the Women’s Caucus and bringing my experience and...

Ammons Becomes Joint Chair of Legislative Black Caucus

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus elected state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, to become the next Joint Chairwoman.  “I am honored to be chosen by my fellow colleagues to lead the Illinois Black Caucus into the future,” Ammons said. “Our Caucus’...