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Senator Daniel Biss (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
|Senator 9th District|
|M121 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|3706 Dempster Street|
|Skokie, IL 60076 |
|(847) 568-1256 FAX|
|Years served: 2011 - 2012 (House) ; 2013 - Present (Senate)|
Committee assignments: Environment; Education; Higher Education; Licensed Activities and Pensions; Local Government; Committee of the Whole; Subcommittee on Special Issues (LG); Conference Committee on SB1.
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.