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14th District

District Office: 1507 W. Morse Ave. Chicago, IL 60626 ( 773 ) 784 - 2002 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 269-S Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL 62706 ( 217 ) 782 - 6592 Map/Driving Directions Email:
Years Served
May 2011 - Present
Committee Assignment
Ethics & Elections; Housing; Human Services; Judiciary - Criminal (Vice-Chairperson); Mental Health & Addiction; Restorative Justice (Chairperson); Criminal Administration and Enforce; Firearms and Firearm Safety; Juv. Jus. and Sys. Involved Youth; Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal; Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Reg; Special Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
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.
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