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Senator Daniel Biss (D)
9th District

Photograph of  Senator  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Daniel Biss (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 9th District
417B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-2119
District Office:
3706 Dempster Street
Skokie, IL  60076
(847) 568-1250
(847) 568-1256 FAX

Years served: 2011 - 2012 (House) ; 2013 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: 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); State & Pension Fund Invest, Spec..

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.

Associated Representative(s): Laura Fine
 Robyn Gabel