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Representative Greg Harris (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
13th District

Photograph of  Representative  Greg Harris (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 13th District
253-S Stratton Office Building
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: December 2006 - Present

Committee assignments: Aging; Insurance (Vice-Chairperson); Human Services (Chairperson); Health Care Availability Access; Appropriations-Public Safety (Vice-Chairperson); Tourism & Conventions; Assistance and Benefits Subcommitte (Sub-Chairperson); Facilities and Institutions Subcomm (Sub-Chairperson); Select Committee on Discipline.

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; an 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 Representative(s): Heather A. Steans