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Representative Esther Golar (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
6th District

Photograph of Representative  Esther Golar (D)

Springfield Office:
248-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5971
(217) 558-6370 FAX
District Office:
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 925-6580
(773) 925-6584 FAX

Years served: 2006 - Present

Committee assignments: Disability Services (Chairperson); Elementary & Secondary Education; Health Care Availability Access; Judiciary II - Criminal Law; Medicaid Reform, Family & Children; Public Policy & Accountability (Chairperson); Enhancement of Criminal Penalties; Charter Schools; Medicaid Reform Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Constitutionality and Redundancy; Expansion of Sex Offenses and Sex (Sub-Chairperson); Medicaid Reform Committee.

Biography: Born in Chicago; attended Malcolm X College, Chicago. Member of Alternative Policing Strategy, Robert Fulton Elementary Local School Council (1999-2006); Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc. (1998-2006); Received Back of the Yards Neighborhood Leadership Award; member of Trinity United Church of Christ.

Associated Senator(s): Mattie Hunter