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13th District

Assistant Majority Leader

District Office: 1967 W. Montrose Chicago, IL 60613 ( 773 ) 348 - 3434 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 253-S Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL 62706 ( 217 ) 557 - 6470 Map/Driving Directions
Years Served
December 2006 - Present
Committee Assignment
Appropriations-Human Services (Chairperson); Executive; Insurance: Health & Life; Aging; Gaming Subcommittee; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Medicaid Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Full-time lawmaker; served 14 years as chief-of-staff to former 48th Ward Chicago Alderman Mary Ann Smith and in a number of senior management positions with the National Home Furnishings Association; an openly gay member of the Legislature and openly a person with AIDS.
Associated Senator(s)