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Senator Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
40th District
Senate Majority Leader

Photograph of  Senator  Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 40th District
323 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7419
District Office:
241 West Joe Orr Rd.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-0882
(708) 756-0885 FAX
Additional District Addresses

Years served: 1997 - Present

Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Agriculture & Conservation; Transportation; Subcommittee on Airports (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Tollways (Sub-Chair); 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.

Associated Representative(s): George Scully, Jr.
 Lisa M. Dugan