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Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
|Senator 16th District|
|M114 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-2115 FAX|
|1155 West 79th Street|
|Chicago, IL 60620 |
|(773) 224-2855 FAX|
|Years served: 2003 - Present|
Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Financial Institutions (Chair); Insurance (Vice-Chair); Pensions and Investments; Redistricting; Subcomm on Pension Enhancements; Subcommittee on Redistricting II; Subcommittee on Health Exchanges (Sub-Chair).
Biography: Full-time state legislator. Born December 10th in McComb, Mississippi. Studied journalism at Northwestern University; MA from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; MA in Human Services Administration from Spertus College; MA in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, June 2003. Former Emmy Award-nominated news editor at CBS-TV in Chicago, and 2001 Legislative Fellow with U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. 2011 Recipient of Lifetime Achievement award for Financial Literacy Leadership by Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford.