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Legislators of the 99th General Assembly

Senators:

   Senator Andy Manar (D)
   48th District   

   Springfield Office:
   119A Capitol Building
   Springfield, IL   62706
   (217) 782-0228

   District Offices:
   115 N. Washington Street
   P.O. Box 636
   Bunker Hill, IL  62014
   (618) 585-4848

 

141 South Main St.
Macon County Building
Decatur, IL 62561
(217) 429-8110
(217) 429-8018 FAX

Years Served: 2013 - Present

Committee Assignments: Agriculture; Appropriations I; Appropriations II (Chairperson); Committee of the Whole; Education; Executive Appointments (Vice-Chairperson); Labor; Com. Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care; Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED).

Biography: Born November 15, 1975, in Bunker Hill; B.A. in History, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; past chairman of Macoupin County Board; married (wife, Trista), has three children.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor. 


     Senator Wm. Sam McCann (R)
     50th District

     Springfield Office:
     108E Capitol Building
     Springfield, IL 62706
     (217) 782-8206

     District Office:
     221 Dunlap Court
     Jacksonville, IL  62650
     (217) 245-0050

     Years Served: 2011 - Present
    

Committee Assignments
: Committee of the Whole; Agriculture; Environment and Conservation; Gaming; Government Reform; Higher Education; Public Health.

Biography: Biography: Born Nov. 4, 1969, in West Hamlin, West Virginia. Attended Lewis & Clark Community College and Blackburn College. Owner and president of McCann Construction in Carlinville; member of National, State & Local Association of Home Builders; member of Associated Builders and Contractors, and the Better Business Bureau; married (wife, Vicki), has two children.

Labor Voting Record: Consistently supports organized labor.

 

    Senator Kyle McCarter (R)
    54th District

    
    Springfield Office:
    103C Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL 62706
    (217) 782-5755

    District Office:
    310 W. Gallatin
    Vandalia, IL  62471
    (618) 283-3000

    Years Served: 2009 - Present


Committee Assignments:
Committee of the Whole; Environment and Conservation (Minority Spokesperson)Appropriations II; State Government; Public Health; Local Government; Labor.

Biography: Small business owner, lives in Lebanon, IL, where he operates Custom Product Innovations and Custom Coating Innovations. Served eight years on the St. Clair County Board and six years on the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, including two years as President and four years as Chairman of the Economic Development Committee. B.S. in Accounting from Oral Roberts University. Married to Victoria and has two sons.

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor. Consistently proposes anti-union legislation.

 

    Senator Dale A Righter (R)
    55th District

   
Springfield Office:
   
Senator 55th District
    309M Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-6674

    District Office:
    88 Broadway Avenue, Suite 1
    Mattoon, IL  61938
    (217) 235-6033
    (217) 235-6052 Fax
                                       
Years Served: 1998 - 2002 (House); 2003 - Present (Senate)

Committee Assignments: Assignments; Appropriations I (Minority Spokesperson); Committee of the Whole; Executive Appointments (Minority Spokesperson); Appropriations II; Veterans Affairs; Human Services; Com. Medicaid Mang. Care; Subcommittee on Special Issues (HS); Sub. on Consequences of Fed. Policy.

Biography: Accounting at Eastern Illinois University, JD at Saint Louis University School of Law, of Counsel with a small law firm in Charleston, and part-time college instructor; two children, Jonathon and Benjamin.

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor.

 

    Senator William R Haine (D)
   56th District 
   Assistant Majority Leader

    Springfield Office:
   
311C Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-5247

    District Office:
    307 Henry Street, Suite 210
    Alton, IL  62002
   (618) 465-476
   (618) 465-4816 Fax
                                    
Years Served: 2002 - Present

Committee Assignments: Committee of the Whole; Criminal Law; Insurance (Vice-Chairperson); Judiciary; Licensed Activities and Pensions; Veterans Affairs; Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL) (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Born 8 August 1944, in Alton, Illinois. United States Army Veteran; one tour of duty, Vietnam (1967-69); Bachelor’s Degree, St. Louis University (1967); Juris Doctorate, St. Louis University School of Law (1974). Member, Madison County Board (1978, 1982-86); Metro-East Transit District Board of Trustees (1981-88); Madison County State's Attorney (1988-2002). Wife, Anna, 7 children, 26 grandchildren.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor.

 

    Senator James F Clayborne, Jr. (D)
    57th District
    Senate Majority Leader

   Springfield Office:
  
329A Capitol Building
   Springfield, IL   62706
   (217) 782-5399

   District Office:
   Kenneth Hall Regional Office Building
   10 Collinsville Avenue, Suite 210A
   East St. Louis, IL  62201
   (618) 875-1212
                                   (618) 274-3010 Fax
                                 
Years Served: 1995 - Present

Committee Assignments: Assignments (Chairperson); Committee on the Whole; Energy and Public Utilities; Executive; Insurance; Judiciary (Vice-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Gov. Operations (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Civil Rights (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Attorney; born Dec. 29, 1963, in St. Louis; B.S., political science, Tennessee State University; J.D., University of Miami; Partner with his firm Clayborne, Sabo and Wagner; (Belleville); former St. Clair County Assistant State's Attorney; has four sons.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor.


    Senator Paul Schimpf (R)
    58th District

    Springfield Office:
    Senator 58th District
    105D Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-8137

    District Office:
    342 North St., Suite C

    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-1100


Years Served: January 2017 - Present

Committee Assignments: Committee of the Whole; Veterans Affairs (Minority Spokesperson); Agriculture; Commerce and Economic Development; Financial Institutions; Telecommunications & Info Technology; Judicary; Subcommittee on Firearms; Sub. on the Const. and Redist Issues.

Biography: Attorney and Of-Counsel; Stumpf & Gutknecht, P.C. in Columbia, retired USMC LtCOL serving in various roles, Operations Iraqi Freedom veteran, member of Sts Peters & Paul Catholic Church of Waterloo. Graduate of United States Naval Academy, Southern Illinois University School of Law, and The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, VA. Married to his wife, Lori and they have two children, Ethan and Garrett.

Labor Voting Record: New legislator. No labor votes at present time.

   Senator Dale Fowler (R)
   59th District

    Springfield Office:
    Senator 59th District
    
M103F Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-5509

    District Office:
    2 North Vine, 6th Floor
    Harrisburg, IL  62946
    (618) 294-8951
    (618) 294-8950 Fax

Years Served: January 2017 - Present

Committee Assignments: Commerce and Economic Development (Minority Spokesperson); Committee of the Whole; Agriculture; Transportation; Gaming; Higher Education.

Biography: Business development officer of Peoples National Bank, former Harrisburg Mayor, City Commissioner, Saline County Board Member, retired from Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, Chairman Fowler-Bonan Foundation, Member of Delta Regional Authority-Delta Leadership Network, Member of First Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg. Married to his wife, Jill and they have two adult children, Hannah and Ben.

Labor Voting Record: New legislator. No labor votes at present time.

Representatives:

    Rep. John D. Cavaletto (R)
    107th District

    Springfield Office:
   
205-N Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-0066

    District Office:
   
1370 W. Main Street, Suite A
    P.O. Box 1264
    Salem, IL  62881
    (618) 548-9080
                                     (618) 548-9087 Fax

Years Served: 2009 - Present

Committee Assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Cost Benefit Analysis; Elem Sec Ed: Licensing, Admin. (Republican Spokesperson); Energy; Environment (Republican Spokesperson); Fire & Emergency Services (Republican Spokesperson); Government Transparency; Special Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson); Environment Subcommittee; Fire Service Subcommittee; Environment Regulations Subcomittee.

Biography: Born 06/08/40, B. S. in Education - Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Master's Degree - Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Married, wife, Connie, three sons and three grandchildren.

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor.

 

    Rep. Charles E. Meier (R)
    108th District

    Springfield Office:
   
200-7N Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-6401
    (217) 558-1068 Fax

    District Office:
    121 Broadway, Suite 1
    Highland, IL  62249
   (618) 651-0405
   (618) 651-0413 Fax

Email: repcmeier@gmail.com

Years Served: 2013 - Present

Committee Assignments: Agriculture & Conservation(Republican Spokesperson); Appropriations-Human Services; Elementary & Sec. Ed.: School Curric Policies; Environment; Labor & Commerce Committee; Mental Health; Special Needs Services (Republican Spokesperson); Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee; Substance Abuse Subcommittee; Negotiations Subcommittee; Animal Baiting Subcommittee.

Biography: Charlie E. Meier serves as the State Representative in the 108th House District. Prior to serving in the General Assembly, Charlie spent six years on the Washington County Board. Charlie resides in Washington County on his family's Centennial Farm. In 2009, Charlie was awarded the State of Illinois Conservation Farm Family of the Year. In addition to farming, Charlie also develops subdivisions with villas and single family residences. Other organizations Charlie belongs to include: Board member of Southwestern Illinois RC&D, Inc.; Vice- Chairman of B.C.M.W.; Addieville Area Jaycees since 1979.

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor.

 

    Rep. David Reis (R)
    109th District

    Springfield Office:
   
632 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-2087
    (217) 557-0571 Fax

    District Office:
   
219 E. Main
    P.O. Box 189
    Olney, IL  62450
    (618) 392-0108
                                     (618) 392-0107 Fax

Years Served: 2005 - Present

Committee Assignments: Appropriations-Public Safety; Business & Occupational Licenses (Republican Spokesperson); Business Incentives for Local Comm. (Republican Spokesperson); Community College Access & Afford.; Executive; Financial Institutions; Insurance: Health & Life (Republican Spokesperson); Gaming Subcommittee; Business Licenses Subcommittee; Transportation Subcommittee.

Biography: Farmer; born September 15, 1964; A.S. in Agriculture, Lake Land College, B.S. in Agriculture, University of Illinois; Member of the Illinois Pork Producers Association, the Jasper Co. Farm Bureau, the Jasper & Effingham County Chamber of Commerce, the Sons of the American Legion, and St. Thomas Catholic Church; Newton Knights of Columbus; married (wife, Maria); two Children (Nicholas, Adriana).

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor.

 

     Rep. Reginald Phillips (R)
     110th District

    Springfield Office:
    208-N Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL  62706

    (217) 558-1040

    Years Served: 2015 - Present

 

 


Committee Assignments:
 Appropriations-Higher Education; Construction Industry & Code Enfor.; Higher Education; Labor & Commerce Committee; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee; Cost Analysis Subcommittee.

Biography: Reginald "Reggie" Phillips was elected to serve as State Representative of the 110th House District in November of 2014. Representative Phillips obtained an Associate's Degree from Lakeland College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Illinois University. He and his wife Martha have been married 39 years and currently reside in Charleston, Illinois where they own and operate a residential and commercial building business. They have four adult children an 10 grandchildren.

Labor Voting Record: Does not support organized labor.

 

    Rep. Daniel V Beiser (D)
    111th District

    Springfield Office:
   
269-S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-5996

    District Office:
   
528 Henry St.
    Alton, IL  62002
    (618) 465-5900
    (618) 465-5150 Fax


Years Served:
2004 - Present

Committee Assignments: Environment (Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee; Public Utilities; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee; Environment Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Special Matters Subcommittee; Environmental Regulations Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson)

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born in Alton, IL; B.S., Mass Communication/Parks & Recreation Management, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 1978; M.S., Special Education, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 1986; former alderman and city treasurer in Alton; former president, Catholic Charities Advisory Board; former president, Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association; former president, Alton Marquette High School Board; member, Catholic Charities Home Advisory Board; Riverbend Growth Association; Greater Alton Convention and Visitors Bureau; member, Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church; married, has two children and three grandchildren.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor.

 

    Rep. Katie Stuart (D)
    112th District

    Springfield Office:
   
250-W Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
   (217) 782-8018

    District Office:
   
2105 Vandalia St., Unit #16
    Collinsville, IL  62025
    (618) 365-6650

    Email: repkatiestuart@gmail.com

Years Served: January 2017 - Present

Committee Assignments: Business Incentives for Local Comm.; Elections & Campaign Finance; Elem. Sec Ed: Licensing, Admin; Government Transparency; Higher Education.

Biography: Full-time legislator; B.A. in Mathematics, Rutgers University; former public elementary and high school math teacher in Edwardsville and Highland; former college math instructor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; lives in Edwardsville with her husband and two children.

Labor Voting Record: Advocate for organized labor.

    Rep. Jay Hoffman (D)
    113th District
    Assistant Majority Leader

    Springfield Office:
    261-S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-0104
    (217) 782-1333 Fax

    District Office:
   
312 S. High St.
    Belleville, IL  62220
    (618) 416-7407
                                     (618) 416-7409 Fax

Email: repjayhoffman@gmail.com     

Years Served: January 1991 - January 1997; October 1997 - January 2011; January 2013 - Present

Committee Assignments: Appropriations-Public Safety (Vice-Chairperson); Judiciary - Civil; Labor & Commerce Committee (Chairperson); Public Utilities; Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Workers Compensation Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Commercial Law Subcommittee; Tort Liability Law Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Attorney; born Nov. 6, 1961, in Highland, IL; B.S., Finance, Illinois State University; J.D., St. Louis University School of Law; married, has two children.

Labor Voting Record: Chairman of House Labor Committee. Strong advocate for organized labor.

 

    Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. (D)
    114th District

    Springfield Office:
   
265-S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-5951

    District Office:
   
4700 State Street, Suite 2
    East St. Louis, IL  62205
    (618) 646-9557
    (618) 646-9558 Fax

 
Email: staterepgreenwood@gmail.com

Years Served: January 2017 - Present

Committee Assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Business Incentives for Local Comm.; Community College Access & Afford.; Counties & Townships; Financial Institutions; Police & First Responders.

Biography: Director of Human Resources; East St. Louis City Councilwoman; lifelong resident of East St. Louis; B.A. in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University; Mater's in Public Administration and Policy, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; mother to one son.

Labor Voting Record: New Legislator. No labor votes at present time. 

  

    Rep. Terri Bryant (R)
    115th District

    Springfield Office:
   
207-N Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-0387
    (217) 782-1141 Fax

    District Office:
   
2929 Broadway
    Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
    (618) 242-8115
    (618) 242-8118 Fax

Email: staterepterribryant@gmail.com

Years Served: 2015 - Present

Committee Assignments: Health Care Licenses; Higher Education; Judiciary-Criminal; Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Ind.; Aging (Republican Spokesperson); Community Care Program Subcommittee; Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal.

Biography: Terri Bryant is a resident of Murphysboro, where she resides with her husband Rick. Bryant is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Rep. Bryant is a retired 20 year veteran of the Illinois Department of Corrections, having served as a public service administrator. Rep. Bryant is a former President of the Governing Board of the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series, Vic e Chairman of the Jackson County Republican party, Vice President of the Jackson County Republican Women's Organization, and Former Coordinator of Coalitions for the Illinois Republican Party.

Labor Voting Record: Does not consistently support organized labor, but is very approachable on public sector issues.

 

    Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II (D)
    116th District

    Springfield Office:
   
200-7S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-1018
    (217) 558-4502 Fax

    District Office:
   
124 Locust Street
    Red Bud, IL  62278
    (618) 282-7284
    (618) 282-7286 Fax

Email: staterepcostello@gmail.com

Years Served: 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.

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.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor.

    Rep. Dave Severin (R)
    117th District

    Springfield Office:
   
208-N Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-1051
    (217) 782-1275 Fax

    District Office:
   
1301 Enterprise Way, Suite 40A
    Marion, IL  62959
    (618) 997-9697
    (618) 440-5091 Fax

Years Served: January 2017 - Present

Committee Assignments: Agriculture & Conservation; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education; Appropriations-Human Services; Business Incentives for Local Comm.; Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Ind.; Mental Health; Childhood and Young Adult Onset Sub. 

Labor Voting Record: New legislator. No labor votes at present time.

    Rep. Brandon W. Phelps (D)
    118th District

    Springfield Office:
   
200-9S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    (217) 782-5131

    District Office:
   
607 S. Commercial St., Suite B
    Harrisburg, IL  62946
    (618) 253-4189
    (618) 253-3136 Fax


Email:
bphelps118@gmail.com

Years Served: January 2003 - Present

Committee Assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Energy (Vice-Chairperson); Environment; Health Care Licenses; Labor & Commerce Committee; Public Utilities (Chairperson); Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee; Environmental Regulations Subcommittee.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born in Eldorado; B.A., Political Science, Eastern Illinois University; former organizer for the Midwest Region of Laborers’ International; member of the AFL-CIO; member of Star General Baptist Church in Eldorado; father of daughter, Hunter Matteson.

Labor Voting Record: Strong advocate for organized labor.


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