Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
Full-time legislator; human rights attorney; B.A., Indiana University, J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, L.L.M, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; former litigation attorney at Winston and Strawn; founding member and co-chair of the Illinois Unaccompanied Children’s Task Force; former Director of the Highland Park – Highwood Legal Aid Clinic; former board member of the Glenview Education Foundation; lives in Glenview with her husband and three sons.
GLENVIEW, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, is joining Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, Niles Assessor Scott Bengall and other state and local officials to host a free Property Tax Appeals Seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Skokie Public Library, located at 5215 Oakton St.
CHICAGO, Ill. –State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, released the following statement after attending the signing of her first two bills, which strengthen protections of undocumented immigrants:
CHICAGO, Ill. –State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, released the following statement after attending the historic signing of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), which protects women’s right to choose in Illinois:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With session ending for the summer, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, spent this past spring working on a number of measures to protect reproductive rights, hold corporations accountable for pollution, protect immigrants from discrimination and pass a balanced, responsible budget that protects the middle class while funding critical services and education.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In a push back against attacks across the country on reproductive rights, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, helped to pass the Reproductive Health Act out of the Illinois House. She released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to end the exploitation of immigrants, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, has introduced legislation to encourage them to speak up against those who have harmed them.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A resolution backed by state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, defends women’s reproductive rights by calling on the federal government to restore funding to women’s health clinics.
Gong-Gershowitz Introduces Bill to Strengthen Background Checks, Prevent those with Violent Pasts from Obtaining Firearms
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To strengthen background checks for firearm purchases, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, introduced a bill to require applicants to provide fingerprints when applying for a state license.
Gong-Gershowitz: Looking Forward to Finding Comprehensive Solutions and Fighting for Progressive Values
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Budget Address, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, issued the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, voted for a minimum wage increase that balances the needs of workers and small businesses, improving the standard of living for millions of Illinoisans and spurring economic activity in communities throughout the state.