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.
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. – 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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, issued the following statement after supporting a Fair Tax amendment, a first step toward fairer taxes and relief for 99% of area residents:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, is supporting a Fair Tax plan that will balance the budget and fund lifesaving services by making the wealthy pay their fair share – all while cutting taxes for 99% of local residents and preventing future tax hikes on the middle class.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his first budget address for the state:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help Illinois’ hardworking families and businesses, state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, voted to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Ammons to Advocate for Students, University Employees and Communities as Chair of Higher Education Committee
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, will continue her fight for affordable college, and speak up for university employees and communities that depend on them as the new chair the House Higher Education Committee.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, launched a petition drive this week urging Gov. Bruce Rauner and members of the General Assembly to restore funding for programs and services vital to higher education, like Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants and...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, stood alongside students from Illinois Universities in Springfield last week in support of strong funding for higher education. Ammons met with students at the Capitol to discuss how Gov. Bruce Rauner’s...