Senator Heather A. Steans (D)
|Senator 7th District|
|627 I Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|5533 North Broadway|
|Chicago, IL 60640 |
|Years served: Appointed February 2008 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations I (Chairperson); Appropriations II; Committee of the Whole; Environment and Conservation; Executive Appointments; Executive; Government Accountability/Pensions; Human Services; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care, Spec (Chairperson); Subcommittee on Special Issues (HS) (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Born May 8, 1963, in Lake Forest; B.A. in urban studies from Princeton; M.A. in public policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; former budget director, Wisconsin Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations and former strategic planner, Chicago Public Schools; married (husband, Leo Smith) with three children.