| November 23, 2017
State Sen.Kimberly Lightford, state Rep. La Shawn Ford and Ald. Emma Mitts shared their thoughts about how the Chicago City Council and Illinois General Assembly are addressing sexual harassment that they say has troubled female legislators, staffers and lobbyists for far too long.
| June 8, 2017
Residents, school officials and local lawmakers are working to meet goal set by CPS to enroll at least 100 freshmen for the upcoming school year
| November 7, 2016
Polling places will be open Nov. 8th from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Make sure you vote!
| June 29, 2016
Rep. La Shawn Ford, the author of HB6266, is hopeful the Illinois House will soon vote on the measure; the Senate also would need to approve it.
| January 15, 2016
Austin state Rep. La Shawn Ford and dozens of others gathered last week to discuss the recently proposed legislation, which faces several hurdles.
| January 5, 2016
A town hall meeting will be held Jan. 9 in Austin to talk about Illinois House Bill 4356.
| December 9, 2015
State lawmakers won’t see much competition this election cycle, but committeemen races could get interesting now that the Nov. 30th filing deadline has passed.
| November 23, 2015
Reps. La Shawn Ford and Camille Lilly met recently with West Siders who don’t want the mayor to continue appointing members of the Chicago Board of Education.
| July 14, 2015
The Democrat-controlled legislature and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner still don’t have a new state spending plan.
| June 29, 2015
State Democratic lawmakers say they’ll fight Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed cuts and remain hopeful a new spending plan will be approved this week.