Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Representative Michael D. Unes (R) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
91st District
Assistant Republican Leader

Photograph of  Representative  Michael D. Unes (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 91st District
224-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8152
(217) 782-1275 FAX
District Office:
19 S. Capitol St.
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 620-8631
(309) 349-3046 FAX

Years served: January 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: Insurance: Health & Life; Transportation: Vehicles & Safety (Republican Spokesperson); Health & Healthcare Disparities (Republican Spokesperson); Mental Health; Veterans' Affairs; Red Light Camera Subcommittee; Special License Plates Subcommittee; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Justice System Subcommittee; School Buses Subcommittee; Special Issues- Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson).

Biography: Full-time Legislator; born July 2, 1974, in Peoria, IL; B.A., Communications, Bradley University, Peoria, IL; was named East Peoria Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce; 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Insurance Association; 2012 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police; named a 2012 Edgar Fellow; awarded the 2012 Friend of Agriculture Award by the Illinois Farm Bureau; 2012 Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ Public Service Award; 2012 Champion of Free Enterprise by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, which also named him “Outstanding Freshman Legislator.”; and 2012 Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business/Illinois. Wife-Natalie, Four Children.

Associated Representative(s): David Koehler