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Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D) - Previous General Assembly (95th)
|M118 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1155 West 79th Street|
|Chicago, IL 60620 |
|(773) 224-2855 FAX|
|Years served: 2003 - Present|
Committee assignments: Senate Committee of the Whole; Financial Institutions (Chairperson); Appropriations I; Education; Housing and Community Affairs; Subcommittee on Housing (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full Time 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 United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.