Gordon-Booth Works to Extend River Edge Historic Tax Credit

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, is working to protect and extend critical tax credits to continue supporting investments in Peoria. “The Tax Credit for River Edge has allowed for key development and the much needed revitalization of...

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....

Welch Announces Appointments to House Democratic Leadership Team

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman. “As we begin a new day in the House, I’m committed...

Gordon-Booth Named Speaker Pro Tempore

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, was named Speaker Pro Tempore in the leadership of the Illinois House of Representatives, serving alongside newly elected Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch, the first African American in Illinois history to...