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.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is drawing attention to the recent extension of the deadline for small businesses to apply for the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is welcoming the opening of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Chicago’s South Shore community.
CHICAGO – With one week until the federal and state deadlines for filing 2019 tax returns, state Rep. Kam Buckner is highlighting filing tips for local residents.
CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago is fighting to build a stronger Illinois by supporting an initiative to explore potential solutions to make health insurance more affordable.
CHICAGO – This session, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, supported a new piece of legislation to expand workplace protections for frontline workers and other essential employees who contract COVID-19 while on the job.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is encouraging incoming and current college students to apply for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (ILBCF) Scholarship, the deadline for which has been extended to June 4 due to COVID-19. The scholarship is meant to provide educational resources and financial opportunities for African-American students throughout Illinois and has successfully awarded over $750,000 in educational support since its inception in 2005.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the completion of a special session to address the state budget and other pressing legislation, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is promoting a new resource webinar provided through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) to support small businesses negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
CHICAGO – Keeping in mind the unique challenges residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia and their families are facing, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is promoting additional support resources from the Alzheimer’s Association during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is promoting the state Attorney General’s Workplace Rights Bureau to ensure the safety of essential workers during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.