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 legislative 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.

I always enjoy hearing back from my constituents and listening to your input. 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.

Mattie Hunter

Diabetes Awareness DayFriday, State Senator Mattie Hunter and Mercy Hospital partnered to offer free glucose and cholesterol screenings in honor of World Diabetes Day.

The Chicago Public Library, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Branch at 3436 S. King Dr., opened its doors to help Southside Chicagoans determine if they were at risk of developing diabetes, which affects more than 25 million Americans.


Hunter Diabetes Awareness Flyer finalState Senator Mattie Hunter and Mercy Hospital are partnering to provide free glucose and cholesterol screenings on Friday, November 14, World Diabetes Awareness Day, on Chicago’s South side. The event is part of a statewide push by the Illinois Legislative Diabetes Caucus to help residents determine if they are at risk.

The free screenings will be held at Chicago Public Library, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 3436 S. King Dr., Chicago, IL 60616 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hunter and Mercy Hospital encourage residents planning to receive a screening not to eat anything Friday morning in order to get the most accurate results.


octoberOnce seen as a woman’s issue, breast cancer is a national health issue that affects men, women and increasingly younger adults. Illinoisans should be aware of traditional diagnostic issues and prevention methods in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

There are several types of breast cancer, a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of a breast. The disease occurs mostly in women, but men are susceptible to the hereditary disease as well.


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619 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706 
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