Majority Caucus Whip
2003 - Present
Committee of the Whole; Energy and Public Utilities; Gaming; Licensed Activities and Pensions; Transportation (Chairperson); Veterans Affairs; State & Pension Fund Invest, Spec.; Sub. on Utility Rate Regulations (Sub-Chairperson); Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On (Chairperson); Housing, Special Committee On.
Fulltime state legislator, born in The Back of the Yards, graduate of Loyola University in Chicago where he earned a Bachelor's of Science in psychology; married (wife, Marina) has three children.