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Representative Greg Harris (D) - Previous General Assembly (95th)
13th District

Photograph of Representative  Greg Harris (D)

Springfield Office:
258 - W Stratton Office Bldg
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-3835
(217) 557-6470 FAX
District Office:
1967 W. Montrose
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 348-3434
(773) 348-3475 FAX
Years served:

Committee assignments: Environmental Health; Health Care Availability Access; Tourism & Conventions; Aging; Homeland Security & Emergency Prepa (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Committee of the Whole.

Biography: Full-time lawmaker; born on June 5, 1955; previously served for 14 years as Chief of Staff for 48th Ward Chicago Alderman Mary Ann Smith and in a number of senior management positions with the National Home Furnishings Association; only openly gay member of the Legislature and openly a person with AIDS; legislative priorities include public safety, education, affordable housing, accessible health and mental health care, LGBT and HIV issues and economic development.

Associated Senator(s): Heather Steans