Ford Emphasizes Need for Trade School in Chicago

CHICAGO – As President Joe Biden visited Illinois Wednesday to discuss his American Families Plan, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, joined community leaders to call for federal investment in Chicago’s workforce to create a new trade school.        “I agree with...

Ford Cannabis License Equity Plan Passes the House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois’ retail cannabis industry would diversify under a bill passed today by state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, that aims to correct a flawed license lottery system that has prevented minority residents from being able to open businesses....