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9th District

District Office: 3706 Dempster Street Skokie, IL 60076 ( 847 ) 568 - 1250 ( 847 ) 568 - 1256 FAX Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 417B Capitol Building Springfield, IL 62706 ( 217 ) 782 - 2119 Map/Driving Directions
Years Served
2011 - 2012 (House) ; 2013 - Present (Senate)
Committee Assignment
Committee of the Whole; Education; Environment and Conservation; Executive Appointments; Human Services (Vice-Chairperson); Labor (Chairperson); Revenue; Sub. on Consequences of Fed.Policy (Sub-Chairperson); Comm. On State & Pension Fund Inves.
Biography
Full-time legislator; former University of Chicago math professor; doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and undergraduate degree from Harvard University. Served one term in the House before his election to the Senate. Resides in Evanston with his wife, Karin, and their children, Elliot and Theodore. Co-chair of a bipartisan pensions working group in the House and chair of the Digital Divide Elimination Advisory Committee.
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