Representative Greg Harris (D)
|253-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 557-6470 FAX|
|1967 W. Montrose|
|Chicago, IL 60613 |
|(773) 348-3475 FAX|
|Years served: December 2006 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services (Chairperson); Environment; Insurance (Vice-Chairperson); Restorative Justice; Tourism & Conventions (Vice-Chairperson).
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.