Rep. Carol Ammons
Full-time legislator; former member of Urbana City Council and Champaign County Board; volunteered at Courage Connections (A Woman’s Fund); worked at Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, Salvation Army Food Pantry, and University YMCA; resides in Urbana; married, has three children.
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.
CHICAGO — Members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) celebrated the signing of a new law to help combat racial inequities in education, provide better pathways to success for students and strengthen the state’s workforce.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
Ammons to Honor University of Illinois Police Officers, Detective for Work in Murder Case of Yingying Zhang
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, will welcome Sergeant James Carter, Telecommunicator Kenny Costa and Detective Eric Stiverson of the University of Illinois Police Department to the state Capitol Wednesday to honor their exemplary work in the case of murdered university scholar Yingying Zhang.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, released the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, released the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State address on Wednesday:
CHICAGO – Legislators will demand answers and begin exploring legislative solutions to recent reports that wealthy parents are exploiting a legal loophole to dishonestly receive college financial aid intended for middle-class and low-income families.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A progressive reform championed by state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, which eliminates current fees that inmates at both the Department of Corrections and Department of Juvenile Justice have to pay in order to receive potentially lifesaving medical care was signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, is highlighting her efforts to build a stronger Illinois and a stronger middle class by supporting policies that lower taxes, stabilize state finances, offer better paying jobs and keeping health care affordable during the spring legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Fighting to protect Illinois’ environment and water supplies for those living near coal power plants, state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, passed legislation out of the Illinois House that seeks to reduce the harmful effects of coal combustion residual (CCR), or coal ash.