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Senator Patrick J. Joyce (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
|Senator 40th District|
|108A Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|270 Main St.|
|Park Forest, IL 60466 |
|(708) 756-0885 FAX|
|Years served: November 2019-Present|
Committee assignments: Public Health; Opioid Crisis Abatement Spec. Com.; Committee of the Whole; Agriculture; Energy and Public Utilities; Labor; Local Government.
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.