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Senator Daniel Biss (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
9th District

Photograph of  Senator  Daniel Biss (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 9th District
M121 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: 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.

Associated Representative(s): Robyn Gabel
 Laura Fine