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Senator Mattie Hunter (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
Majority Caucus Chair
|619 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2929 S. Wabash Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60616 |
|(312) 949-1958 FAX|
|Years served: 2003 - Present (Senate)|
Committee assignments: Appropriations I; Committee of the Whole; Energy and Public Utilities; Executive (Chair); Human Services; Public Health; Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX) (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Special Issues (HS); Opioid Crisis Abatement Spec. Com.; Transportation (Vice-Chair); Sub. on Traffic Safety Systems (Sub-Chair); Government Accountability/Ethics.
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.