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14th District

District Office: 5533 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60640 ( 773 ) 784 - 2002 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 271-S Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL 62706 ( 217 ) 782 - 6592 Map/Driving Directions Email:
Years Served
May 2011 - Present
Committee Assignment
Appropriations-Public Safety (Chairperson); Economic Opportunity; Human Services; Judiciary - Criminal (Vice-Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee; Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Ind.; Restorative Justice (Vice-Chairperson); Facilities Subcommittee; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommitt; Criminal Admin and Enforcement; Juvenile Justice and System Involve.
LGBT rights activist and organizer; former legislative director for the National Organization for Women; former legislative aide to state Sen. John Cullerton; former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Programs and Development in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office; only openly gay female legislator serving in the General Assembly; has three children.
Associated Senator(s)