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Representative Michael Unes (R) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
91st District

Photograph of Representative  Michael Unes (R)

Springfield Office:
232-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8152
(217) 782-1275 FAX
District Office:
19 S. Capitol St.
Pekin, IL  61554
(309) 620-8631
(309) 349-3046 FAX

Years served: January 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services; Cities & Villages; Economic Development; Insurance; International Trade & Commerce; Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; Small Business Empowerment & Workfo; Elementary & Secondary Education.

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.

Associated Senator(s): David Koehler