Senator Bill Cunningham (D)
Asst. Majority Leader/President Pro Tempore
|Senator 18th District|
|309 J Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|Years served: 2011 - 2012 (House); 2013 - Present (Senate)|
Committee assignments: Assignments (Vice-Chair); Agriculture; Energy and Public Utilities; Ethics; Executive (Vice-Chair); Executive Appointments; Higher Education; App- Agriculture, Envir. & Energy; App- Higher Education; Appropriations (Vice-Chair); Redistricting; Redistricting- Chicago South; Executive- Gaming (Sub-Chair); Executive- Liquor (Sub-Co-Chair); Judiciary.
Biography: Biography: Born July 21, 1967. Full-time state legislator and lifelong resident of the 18th Senate District. Graduate of Mt. Carmel High School; B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Former Chief of Staff and Director of Communications for the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Previously served as a State Representative (2011-13) and as an elected member of the Sutherland Local School Council. Resides in Chicago's Beverly community with wife, Juliana, and two daughters, Madeline and Olivia.