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16th District

Majority Caucus Whip

District Office: 1155 West 79th Street Chicago, IL 60620 ( 773 ) 224 - 2830 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: M114 Capitol Building Springfield, IL 62706 Map/Driving Directions
Years Served
2003 - Present
Committee Assignment
Committee of the Whole; Financial Institutions (Chairperson); Insurance; Transportation; Sub. on Auto Insurance Rates (Sub-Chairperson).
Born in McComb, Miss.; grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Studied journalism at Northwestern University and graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Divinity Schoool. Emmy Award-nominated news editor at CBS-TV in Chicago and 2001 Legislative Fellow with U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Recipient in 2011 of a Lifetime Achievement Award for Financial Literacy Leadership from the Illinois state treasurer.
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