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Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
|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: Financial Institutions (Chair); Insurance; Transportation; Committee of the Whole; Higher Education; Commerce and Economic Development; Public Health; Subcommittee on Special Issues (PH).
Biography: Born in McComb, Miss.; grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Studied journalism at Northwestern University and graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Divinity Schoool. Emmy Award-nominated news editor at CBS-TV in Chicago and 2001 Legislative Fellow with U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Recipient in 2011 of a Lifetime Achievement Award for Financial Literacy Leadership from the Illinois state treasurer.