Jan spent 8 years in the Illinois General Assembly before being elected to serve Illinois’s 9th district in 1998. She is the ranking member of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee where she has introduced many pieces of legislation to protect American consumers. A long time consumer advocate, Jan has battled big business for decades on issues of product safety standards, fewer tax breaks for billionaires, and greater transparency from military contractors. Before holding elected office, she was a champion for the state as program director for its largest public interest group, Illinois Public Action.
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