Illinois General Assembly - Representative Biography
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Representative Greg Harris (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
13th District

Photograph of Representative  Greg Harris (D)

Springfield Office:
258-W 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: 2006 - Present

Committee assignments: Aging; Appropriations-Public Safety; Health Care Availability Access; Health Care Licenses; Homeland Security & Emergency Prepa (Vice-Chairperson); Insurance; Youth and Family (Chairperson); Joint Committee on Pier.

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; only 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 Senator(s): Heather Steans