Rep. Nicholas K Smith
Attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. Received a Bachelors in Chemistry from CSU. Previously served as the Chicago 9th ward Streets and Sanitation Superintendent, Transportation Committee Leg. Aid, and CSU Community Liaison.
CHICAGO, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to address the teacher shortage in Illinois, state Rep. Nick Smith, D-Chicago, sponsored an initiative to allow school districts to pay their student teachers and create early education endorsements to help individuals satisfy the state’s student teaching requirement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Throughout the spring legislative session, state Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, worked hard to help middle-class families throughout Illinois by increasing the minimum wage and supporting a Fair Tax to make the wealthy pay their fair share. Smith also championed accessibility and affordability for education at all levels, as well as holding elected officials accountable on decisions regarding education.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment out of the Illinois House, state Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, issued the below statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation requiring colleges to notify students who are eligible to receive benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, requiring publication of an explanatory analysis following the closure public schools in Chicago unanimously passed out of the Illinois House.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address today, state Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago releases the following statement:
MANTEO, Ill. – Following news that a resident who recently contracted Legionnaires’ disease at the Manteno Veterans Home has passed away, State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, is calling for action by the veterans home and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
MANTENO, Ill. – With the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs reporting a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno, State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, called for immediate action to prevent more residents from becoming sick.
Smith Highlights Priorities for 101st General Assembly: Committed to Protecting Middle-Class Families
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – Continuing to push for a legislative agenda focused on job creation, improving educational opportunities, and improving the quality of life for all residents in the district, state Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, issued the following statement today after he was sworn in as state representative for Illinois’ 34th House district:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, helped pass bipartisan gun safety legislation to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of those who pose an immediate danger to themselves or others.