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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) issued the following statement following the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Pre-trial Fairness Act provision in the SAFE-T Act.
Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus Issues Statement Following SCOTUS Decision to Bar Affirmative Action in College Admissions
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision blocking efforts to expand equity and opportunity in college admissions:
CHICAGO –In response to the ongoing faculty strike at Chicago State University (CSU), state Rep. Nick Smith, D-Chicago, issued a statement in a show of solidarity with striking faculty, staff and students.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Joint Legislative Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the deadly shooting at Western Illinois University over the weekend.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Response to Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Killing of Tyre Nichols
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In response to the release of police body camera footage showing the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis officers, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
Smith Demands Action for Underserved Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients, Passes House Resolution
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nick Smith, D-Chicago, recognized Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Awareness Month on Thursday, emphasizing its imbalanced impact on communities of color and calling for further action to support underserved patient populations.
House Democratic Committee Chairs Emphasize Need for Strong Investment in College Mental Health Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As budget discussions continue and the General Assembly nears adjournment, the chairs for the House Higher Education, Appropriations-Higher Education and Mental Health and Addiction Committees are encouraging their colleagues to support increased...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas K. Smith, D-Chicago, issued the following statement upon the General Assembly’s adjournment this week:
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.