Rep. Mary E. Flowers
Full-time state legislator; attended Kennedy King Community College and University of Illinois-Chicago; married, has one daughter and one granddaughter.
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus will be holding a press conference on Thursday, July 20 at 11 a.m. on Zoom where they will discuss the importance of Tuesday’s constitutionality ruling for the Pre-Trial Fairness Act provision of the SAFE-T Act.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) issued the following statement following the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Pre-trial Fairness Act provision in the SAFE-T Act.
Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus Issues Statement Following SCOTUS Decision to Bar Affirmative Action in College Admissions
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision blocking efforts to expand equity and opportunity in college admissions:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following a detailed negotiation process that stretched right up to the end of the spring legislative session, state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, is highlighting some of the benefits for Illinois families and communities contained in the latest state budget.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Deputy Majority Leader Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, passed a bill to improve the quality of mental health care by requiring community mental health or developmental services to renew their licenses more frequently.
CHICAGO – A bill introduced by Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, which recently advanced out of committee, would reform compensation for Illinoisans who are wrongfully convicted and then exonerated, as well as remove a great deal of uncertainty from the process.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Response to Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Killing of Tyre Nichols
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In response to the release of police body camera footage showing the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis officers, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) released the following statement:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, is holding a joint hearing of the Healthcare Availability and Accessibility Committee and the Appropriations-Human Services Committee on July 20 at 10 a.m. on the 6th floor of the Michael A. Bilandic Building at 160 North Lasalle in Chicago. It will be open to the public and accessible to view online at https://ilga.gov/houseaudvid.asp in Virtual Hearing Room 2.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With her recent appointment to the newly created Public Safety and Violence Protection Task Force, state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, will help examine the root causes of violence and search for ways to reduce violence without furthering the cycle of incarceration.