Brandon W. Phelps
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Brandon W. Phelps

Democrat

American politician

Norris City, Illinois
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Brandon W. Phelps

American politician
Summary
Issues
Experience
51
Years of Age
14
Years of Experience
ILResidence (state)

Brandon Phelps (born August 16, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 118th District from January 2003 to September 2017. The 118th district, located in Southern Illinois, includes all or parts of Anna, Belknap, Belle Prairie City, Brookport, Broughton, Buncombe, Burnside, Cairo, Carbondale, Carrier Mills, Cave-In-Rock, Cypress, Dahlgren, Dongola, East Cape Girardeau, Eddyville, Eldorado, Elizabethtown, Equality, Galatia, Golconda, Goreville, Harrisburg, Joppa, Junction, Karnak, Makanda, Marion, McClure, McLeansboro, Metropolis, Mound City, Mounds, New Grand Chain, New Haven, Old Shawneetown, Olive Branch, Olmsted, Omaha, Pulaski, Raleigh, Ridgway, Rosiclare, Shawneetown, Simpson, Stonefort, Tamms, Thebes, Ullin, and Vienna. He resigned on September 1, 2017.Phelps is the nephew of former U.S. Representative David D. Phelps. Phelps sponsored the Illinois Transportation Taxes and Fees Lockbox Amendment in the Illinois House of Representatives.

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Experience

Education

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Eastern Illinois University
BA Political Science
1992
Southeastern Illinois College
Attended
1990

Past Positions

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Representative
Illinois State House of Representatives
2003 - 2017
Union Organizing Director
Illinois Treasurer's Office
1992 - 1995
Former Organizer
Midwest Region of Laborers International

Other Experience

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Member
Ducks Unlimited
Current
Member
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
Current
Member
Loyal Order of Moose
Current
Member
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
Current
Member
Star General Baptist Church
Current
Member
National Wildlife Turkey Federation
Current
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Current
Former Member
Laborers' International Union of North America
Former Member
Board of Directors, The Therapy Center
Member
Executive Counsel, National Assembly of Sports Caucuses (NASC)
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Licensures Review, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Care Licenses Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environment Committee. Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations for Higher Education Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations for Public Safety Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Practice Arts Subcommittee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Unemployment Insurance, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Environmental Regulations, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Public Utilities Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Labor and Commerce Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Firearms, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Counties and Townships Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Telecommunications Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Unemployment Insurance, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Food Products, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Armed Forces and Military Affairs Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Public Utilities Cellular Service Subcommittee
Former Vice Chair
Energy Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives