Years served: 2007 - Present
Committee assignments: Financial Institutions (Vice-Chairperson); Human Services; Appropriations II; Commerce (Chairperson); Criminal Law; Committee of the Whole; Criminal Law Subcomm. on Firearms; Subcomm.Medicaid &Provider Rate Ref; Crim. Law Subcom Enhance/Redundancy.
Biography: First elected in 2007, a life-long resident of Illinois, Kotowski was born and raised in Chicago. Graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a degree in English and Communications, and he obtained his Master’s Degree from DePaul University in Chicago. Currently serves as Appropriations Committee Chair.