Rep. Justin Slaughter
B.A. in political science, University of Chicago; Master’s of Public Policy and Administration, Northwestern University; member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and served on the executive board of his local chapter’s foundation. A native Chicagoan, Slaughter grew up on the South Side in the Washington Heights community where he currently still resides
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently partnered with 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore to host their annual back-to-school fair for students and families.
CHICAGO – To help ensure residents are able to remain in their homes through the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent extension of the eviction moratorium through Saturday, Aug. 22.
CHICAGO – To ensure Illinois families are able to continue to make mortgage and rent payments, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, helped to pass a budget that includes over $390 million in assistance for homeowners and renters struggling to make payments.
CHICAGO – To protect and expand access to voting, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported a measure that will expand the state’s vote-by-mail program and allow for additional alternative options to in-person voting during the upcoming November election.
CHICAGO – As the extended state and federal tax filing deadlines approach, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is urging residents who have not filed yet to do so before July 15.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is promoting the expansion of essential services that are now available through the Help Illinois Families initiative to support working families affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting a new economic recovery plan that will provide $25 million to businesses that suffered damages due to the civil unrest following the death of George Floyd.
CHICAGO – To help Illinois’ Black communities recover from damages inflicted by looting and widespread violence in the wake of the death of George Floyd, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is calling on both the Illinois General Assembly and U. S. Congress to create a plan that will invest in these communities.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – At the conclusion of this spring’s special session, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Human Services’ (IDHS) recent announcement of Pandemic Electronic Balance Transfer (P-EBT) benefits, which will provide families with school-aged children who qualify for free or reduced price school meals with extra money to buy food during the pandemic.