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Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D)
16th District
Deputy Majority Caucus Chair

Photograph of Senator  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Jacqueline Y. Collins (D)
 

Springfield Office:
M114 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1607
District Office:
1155 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL  60620
(773) 224-2830
(773) 224-2855 FAX
Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Financial Institutions (Chairperson); Insurance; Transportation; Subcommittee on Capital (TR).

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 School. JD from Loyola University of Law. Emmy Award-nominated news editor at CBS-TV in Chicago and 2001 Legislative Fellow with U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow 1998-99.


Associated Senator(s): Mary E. Flowers
 André Thapedi