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Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Democratic — Senator — District 49
Available Terms:
  • 98th

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant represents Senate District 49 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 106 bills.

2012 41208.56

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 49th District
    218B Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-0052
  • District Office:

    15300 Route 59, Unit 202
    Plainfield, IL  60544
    Phone: 815-254-4211
    Fax: 815-254-4213



News and Blog Coverage

Public Interest Group Gives Republican IL Lawmakers 'Poor' Marks On Legislative Scorecard

A new legislative scorecard highlights just how politically polarized the Illinois state legislature is on social and economic justice issues. Citizen Action/Illinois , a public interest organization and a progressive political coalition, released its 98th General Assembly scorecard last week, and no state Republican legislator scored higher than a "poor" ...

Who Voted For, Against Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois

The Illinois House on Tuesday voted 61-54 to approve same-sex marriage in Illinois. The Senate followed suit about an hour later, and the state is now a governor's signature away from becoming the 15th to allow gay marriages. Here's how state lawmakers voted in the House and Senate. HOUSE : ...

Senator Bertino-Tarrant: More research needed on online charter schools

Senator Jenifer Bertino-Tarrant is asking both proponents and opponents of online charter schools to take a deep breath and relax. There has been a great deal of public outcry regarding legislation that creates a one-year hold on further development of online charter schools in Illinois. The delay would allow for ...

Bertino-Tarrant issues statement on gaming expansion vote

Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant issued the following statement following her vote against the gaming expansion bill. “While I understand the revenue that gaming expansion can provide our state, especially in terms of education and social services, I am worried about the impact that this expansion will have on my community.” Bertino-Tarrant ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1518

    Memorial-Edward Richards, Sr.

  • SR 1319

    Memorial - Alene Gerl

  • SB 3662

    Sch Cd-Unfunded Mandates

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  • SJR CA75

    Us Const Equal Rights Amend

  • SR 1199

    Memorial - Patricia R. Carney

  • SR 1130

    Memorial - Tony A. Rasche

Recent Votes

SB 2015


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4474.0
•••No: 58.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 1022

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 930


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 3530


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 1630


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3966.0
•••No: 1322.0
•••Other: 711.0
HJR 91

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5898.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
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