Dear Neighbors,

Bio2014A warm welcome to my official legislative website. Thank you for visiting. I hope that this site provides you with useful and substantive information about myself, the 3rd district and how I am working to make your voices heard and represent you in Springfield.

As we embark upon the 98th General Assembly, I am excited and hopeful for the great opportunities ahead for improving our State through innovative legislation. With such significant issues like pension reform, marriage equality and concealed carry being debated, I know this is going to be a landmark session in the Illinois Senate. I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure we make sound, prudent decisions in the best interest of state citizens. I am committed to keeping my site updated and sharing valuable, current information with you - so please visit often.

I always enjoy hearing back from my constituents and listening to your input. Your feedback is invaluable to me and helps me to best serve you. If have any questions, concerns or ideas, never hesitate to contact me. I hold periodic townhall meetings, roundtables and satellite office hours, so do not forget to check the Constituent Services section of my Web site to stay in the loop regarding upcoming events.

 Sincerely,
 
Mattie Hunter

hunterParkJobsToday, the Illinois Senate passed a conservation jobs plan with strong bipartisan support. Sponsored by State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago), the initiative would put youth, aged 18-25, and veterans back to work through the creation of the Illinois Young Adult Recreation Corps.

“Conservation jobs will help preserve Illinois’ national parks while putting at-risk youth and veterans back to work,” said Hunter, Majority Caucus Whip. “The Illinois Young Adult Recreation Corps will improve our communities by empowering young people and giving them transferable professional skills.”

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On April 15, the Illinois Senate’s Subcommittee on Community Youth Employment will begin a series of statewide hearings. State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) and other elected officials will join state agencies in East St. Louis, Decatur, Rockford and Chicago.

The hearings will bring the conversation to the communities with the most need. Students and agencies will provide testimonies about the Summer Youth Employment Program and the need to create year long opportunities for students.

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HunterSB3149 040314Diabetics and guardians of children with diabetes face public health scares when they have to find locations to administer insulin. The Illinois Senate passed State Senator Mattie Hunter’s (D-Chicago) measure to legalize public self-administration of insulin.

“Timely insulin injections are necessary for the health and safety of diabetics,” said Hunter. “This measure will reduce health scares for adults and children suffering from this disease.”

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Office Information

Springfield Office:
619 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706 
(217) 782-5966
(217) 782-1631 FAX 
  
District Office:
2929 S. Wabash Avenue
Suite 102
Chicago, IL  60616 
(312) 949-1908
(312) 949-1958 FAX

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