Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates Confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement: “Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is one of the most impressive, qualified and fair-minded Supreme...

Smith: A ‘New Day’ in Illinois as Fresh Leadership Passes Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas K. Smith, D-Chicago, issued the following statement upon the General Assembly’s adjournment this week: “Over the past year, we’ve seen the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our communities and on our families. The...

Smith Named Chair of Economic Opportunity and Equity Committee

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, has been named Chairman of the Economic Opportunity and Equity committee for the 102nd Illinois General Assembly by Speaker of the House Emanuel “Chris” Welch. “It’s an honor and a privilege to chair this...