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Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
16th District

Photograph of  Senator  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Jacqueline Y. Collins (D)
 

Springfield Office:
Senator 16th District
M114 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1607
 
District Office:
1155 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL  60620
(773) 224-2830
(773) 224-2855 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments:
Senate Committee information for the 102nd General Assembly is not currently available.

Biography: Born in McComb, Miss.; grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Studied journalism at Northwestern University and graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Divinity School. JD from Loyola University of Law. Emmy Award-nominated news editor at CBS-TV in Chicago and 2001 Legislative Fellow with U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow 1998-99.

Associated Representative(s): Mary E. Flowers
 André Thapedi