Rep. Kambium Buckner
Vice president of governmental affairs, Outfront Media; former executive director of World Sport Chicago, a youth development nonprofit; former manager of neighborhood and government relations for the Chicago Cubs; former aide to United States Senator Richard J. Durbin and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; former member, Chicago State University Board of Trustees; board member, South Side YMCA and Getting Grown Collective; member, Economic Club of Chicago; B.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; J.D., DePaul University College of Law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will be led by an accountable, elected school board under legislation passed by state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, transitioning CPS from an appointed school board to one that answers to parents and taxpayers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – College Athletes in Illinois will be paid for their likeness thanks to a bill sponsored by state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago.
Buckner Supports Budget; Focuses on Protecting Critical Services and Improving Access To Resources For Underserved Communities
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after the end of the 2021 Legislative Session:
CHICAGO – Due to the challenges of remote learning recent graduating high-school students have faced, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, advanced legislation that will make standardized admissions tests optional for aspiring college freshmen of Illinois Colleges and Universities.
CHICAGO – To protect residents from entering unwanted loan agreements, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, advanced legislation that will prohibit the distribution of unsolicited loan checks to consumers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch today announced Representative Frances Ann Hurley as the new whip of the Democratic Moderate Caucus (Mod Caucus), a relatively new caucus of like-minded members who advocate for a balanced, steady approach to lawmaking.
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....
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Members of Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) are offering support for the state’s Learning Renewal Guide, a set of recommendations to help local schools address learning loss by students due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates Passage of Health Care Reform Measures, Marking the Final Pillar of an Agenda Addressing Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating passage of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a broad-based measure addressing challenges facing Illinois families including health care access, infant and maternal mortality, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and hospital access in low-income communities.
Black Caucus Celebrates Signing of Historic Reforms to Advance Economic Access, Equity and Opportunity
CHICAGO — As Illinois works to build an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a slate of reforms spearheaded by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) to expand economic access, equity and opportunity.