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Senator Patrick J. Joyce (D)
40th District

Photograph of  Senator  Patrick J. Joyce (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 40th District
Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring
Section C, Office L
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7419
District Office:
179 S. Wall St.
Kankakee, IL 60901
(708) 756-0882

Years served: 2019 - Present

Committee assignments: State Government (Co-Chair); Agriculture (Vice-Chair); Labor; Energy and Public Utilities; Health and Human Services; Approp- Health and Human; State Government Special Issues (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Fourth generation farmer; grew up Reddick, Illinois, now resides in Essex, Illinois; B.A. in Agribusiness, Illinois State University; 19-year member of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau Board of Directors; lifelong advocate for conservation and environmental awareness; 25-year owner and operator of his family-owned farm; married, father of three, lost one daughter to leukemia in 2011; has since become a team leader for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Associated Representative(s): Anthony DeLuca
 Jackie Haas