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Senator Mattie Hunter (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
3rd District
Majority Caucus Whip

Photograph of  Senator  Mattie Hunter (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 3rd District
619 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5966
(217) 782-1631 FAX
District Office:
2929 S. Wabash Avenue
Suite 102
Chicago, IL  60616
(312) 949-1908
(312) 949-1958 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Appropriations I; Executive; Human Services (Chair); Public Health (Vice-Chair); Committee of the Whole; Subcommittee on Special Issues (PH) (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Restorative Justice (Sub-Chair); Legislative Petitions (Vice-Chair); Subcommittee on Procurement; Sub on Issues Relating to DCFS; Sub on Community Youth Employment (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born June 1 in Chicago; B.A., government, Monmouth College; M.A., sociology, Jackson State University; certified drug and alcohol counselor and prevention specialist; former vice president of Human Resources Development Institute Inc.; member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.; co-chair of Health Policy Task Force, Council of State Governments; vice chair of the Commission to Study the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Past and Present Effects on African-Americans; single.

Associated Representative(s): Kenneth Dunkin
 Esther Golar