Lightford Leads Resurgence of Springfield’s Black Caucus

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus in 2015. Below, Sen. Kimberly Lightford, the Caucus’s chairman since last January, says the group is the strongest it’s been in recent memory. | Photos provided Wednesday, June 15, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free Illinois has gone without a FY 2016 budget for nearly a year. The legislative inaction has resulted in lost jobs, credit rating reductions … Continue reading Lightford Leads Resurgence of Springfield’s Black Caucus