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Representative Linda Chapa LaVia (D)
83rd District

Photograph of Representative  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Linda Chapa LaVia (D)

Springfield Office:
233-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 558-1002
District Office:
540 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL  60506
(630) 270-1848

Years served: January 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Cities & Villages; Elections & Campaign Finance; Elem Sec Ed: Licensing, Admin.; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies (Vice-Chairperson); Energy (Chairperson); Personnel & Pensions; Public Utilities; Aging; Veterans' Affairs (Chairperson); Special Issues Subcommittee; SPECIAL Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Election Administration Subcommitte; Resources and Management Subcommitt (Sub-Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee.

Biography: Real estate broker; born and raised in Aurora; bachelor's degree and ROTC, University of Illinois at Chicago; commissioned officer in the U.S. Army until 1993, Illinois National Guard until 1997; resides in Aurora; married, two daughters.

Associated Senator(s): Linda Holmes