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Senator Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (D) - Previous General Assembly (93rd)
40th District
Majority Caucus Chair

Photograph of  Senator  Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 40th District
623 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-7419
District Office:
241 West Joe Orr Rd.
Chicago Heights, IL  60411
(708) 756-0882
(708) 756-0885 FAX

Years served: 1997 - Present

Committee assignments: Agriculture & Conservation; Approp II; Executive (Vice-Chair); Transportation; Sen. Comm. Whole.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born March 1, 1958; degrees from Robert Morris College, Prairie State University, a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications from Governors State University and currently working towards a Master's Degree in Communications and Training; received "Freshman Legislator of the Year" award from Illinois Health Care Association, named "Education Hero" by the Illinois Education Association, as well as receiving numerous other awards from advocacy and labor organizations; has two children.

Associated Representative(s): Lisa M. Dugan
 George Scully, Jr.