Rep. Maurice A. West II
Full-time legislator; ordained minister; M.A., Chicago School of Professional Psychology; B.S., Illinois College; former director of the Career Development at Rockford University; served on boards for Community Action Agency, Rockford Area Arts Council and Rockford Association for Minority Management; award-winning music composer; married.
West Emphasizes Need to Prioritize Job Creation, Education Funding and Essential Services as State Emerges from Pandemic
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Maurice West, D-Rockford, issued the following statement Tuesday at the conclusion of General Assembly’s spring legislative session:
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....
Black Caucus Celebrates Signing of Historic Reforms to Advance Economic Access, Equity and Opportunity
CHICAGO — As Illinois works to build an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a slate of reforms spearheaded by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) to expand economic access, equity and opportunity.
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – This past session, state Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, supported a measure that seeks to explore potential solutions to make health insurance more affordable for Illinois residents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Maurice West, D-Rockford, issued the following statement Sunday at the conclusion of this spring’s session:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Maurice West, D-Rockford, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s annual budget address:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Maurice West, D-Rockford, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State speech Wednesday:
ROCKFORD, Ill. – A Rockford neighborhood park represented by state Rep. Maurice West, D-Rockford, will receive a $275,000 state grant after an announcement from Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office Friday.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – Concerned that teenagers may not understand the consequences and legal concerns of “sexting,” state Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, has introduced a measure that would ensure the topic is discussed age appropriately during sex education course material in grades six through 12.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, has introduced a resolution calling on Illinois schools to provide education to all students between 6th and 12th grades on how to identify, understand and respond to signs of addiction and mental illness.