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Senator Heather A. Steans (D) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
|Senator 7th District|
|122 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 558-6006 FAX|
|5533 North Broadway|
|Chicago, IL 60640 |
|(773) 769-6901 FAX|
|Years served: Appointed February 2008 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations I (Chairperson); Executive; Environment and Conservation (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations II (Vice-Chairperson); Committee of the Whole; Human Services; Sub on Issues Relating to DCFS; Subcommittee on Special Issues (HS) (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Civil Rights (Sub-Chairperson); Com. Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care (Chairperson).
Biography: Born May 8, 1963, in Lake Forest; B.A. in urban studies from Princeton; M.A. in public policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; former budget director, Wisconsin Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations and former strategic planner, Chicago Public Schools; married (husband, Leo Smith) with three children.