Representative Michael D. Unes (R)
Assistant Republican Leader
|224-N Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-1275 FAX|
|19 S. Capitol St.|
|Pekin, IL 61554 |
|(309) 349-3046 FAX|
|Years served: January 2011 - Present|
Committee assignments: Insurance: Health & Life; Transportation: Vehicles & Safety (Republican Spokesperson); Health & Healthcare Disparities (Republican Spokesperson); Mental Health; Veterans' Affairs; Red Light Camera Subcommittee; Special License Plates Subcommittee; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Justice System Subcommittee; School Buses Subcommittee; Special Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time Legislator; born July 2, 1974, in Peoria, IL; B.A., Communications, Bradley University, Peoria, IL; was named East Peoria Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce; 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Insurance Association; 2012 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police; named a 2012 Edgar Fellow; awarded the 2012 Friend of Agriculture Award by the Illinois Farm Bureau; 2012 Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ Public Service Award; 2012 Champion of Free Enterprise by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, which also named him “Outstanding Freshman Legislator.”; and 2012 Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business/Illinois. Wife-Natalie, Four Children.