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. – With the COVID-19 outbreak impacting every facet of everyday life, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, is reminding residents that affordable legal aid is available to them during these difficult times.
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, released the following statement in response to a WBEZ report uncovering emails between a former statehouse lobbyist and high-level employees of the Quinn administration that allude to a possible cover-up of rape by state employees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As the pharmaceutical industry continues to increase their profits at the expense of families and seniors, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, helped to pass legislation to hold big pharma accountable by addressing the price-gouging of insulin.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help ease the substantial property tax burden on middle-class families, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, supported a pension consolidation measure that reduces 650 pension funds to two.
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: