Buckner Sponsors Bill to Pay College Athletes for Their Likeness

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – College Athletes in Illinois will be paid for their likeness thanks to a bill sponsored by state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago. “Every year, college sports generate billions of dollars for schools, networks, and corporate sponsors, yet the student...

Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....