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Representative Jerry Costello, II (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
116th District

Photograph of Representative  Jerry Costello, II (D)

Springfield Office:
200-7S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1018
District Office:
124 Locust Street
Red Bud, IL  62278
(618) 282-7284
(618) 282-7286 FAX

Years served: July 2011-Present

Committee assignments: Agriculture & Conservation (Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Environment; Police & First Responders (Vice-Chairperson); Veterans' Affairs (Vice-Chairperson); Negotiations Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Animal Baiting Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Transportation Subcommittee; Petroleum Regulation Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Financial adviser; born February 13, 1969 in Belleville, IL; graduate, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; former paratrooper, U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division during Operation Desert Storm; former patrolman and assistant chief of police; member, Fraternal Order of Police, Laborers International Union of Northern America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Catholic War Veterans; member, St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Belleville; married, has three children.

Associated Senator(s): Paul Schimpf