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Senator Heather Steans (D) - Previous General Assembly (95th)
7th District

Photograph of  Senator  Heather Steans (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 7th District
218 B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8492
District Office:
5533 North Broadway
Chicago, Illinois, IL 60640
(773) 769-1717
(773) 769-6901 FAX

Years served: February 2008 - Present

Committee assignments: Human Services; Insurance; Local Government; Labor.

Biography: Born May 8, 1963 in Lake Forest, IL; B.A. in Urban Studies from Princeton; M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; former budget director, WI Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations and former strategic planner, Chicago Public Schools; married (husband Leo Smith) with three children.

Associated Representative(s): Harry Osterman
 Greg Harris