Senator Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
Senate Majority Leader
|Senator 40th District|
|323 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|Years served: 1997 - Present|
Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Agriculture & Conservation; Transportation; Subcommittee on Airports (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Tollways (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Railroad Safety; Sen. T.F. on IL Alcoholic Bev. La.
Biography: Full-time state legislator; born March 1, 1958; degrees from Robert Morris College, Prairie State University, a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications from Governors State University and a Master's Degree in Communications and Training; received "Freshman Legislator of the Year" award from Illinois Health Care Association, named "Education Hero" by the Illinois Education Association, as well as receiving numerous other awards from advocacy and labor organizations; has two children.