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Senator Tom Rooney (R) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
27th District

Photograph of  Senator  Tom Rooney (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 27th District
105A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-4471
District Office:
1 East Northwest Highway
Suite 109
Palatine, IL  60067
(847) 776-1490
(847) 776-1494 FAX

Years served: Appointed 2016

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Higher Education (Minority Spokesperson); Appropriations II; Telecommunications & InfoTechnology; Government Reform; Licensed Activities and Pensions; Subcommittee on Special Issues (LG); Gaming.

Biography: Born March 24, 1968, in Evanston, IL; graduate, Evanston Township High School; bachelor's degree, Loyola University; M.P.A degree, Northern Illinois University; history and economics teacher, served six years in the United States Marine Corps Reserves; former alderman and mayor of Rolling Meadows; married to Susan, both have two sons (Chris and Brian, Adam and Christopher).

Associated Representative(s): Thomas Morrison
 David Harris