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Representative Gregory Harris (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
13th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Gregory Harris (D)

Springfield Office:
253-S 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: December 2006 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services (Chairperson); Executive; Insurance: Health & Life; Aging; Gaming Subcommittee; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Medicaid Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Rules.

Biography: Full-time lawmaker; served 14 years as chief-of-staff to former 48th Ward Chicago Alderman Mary Ann Smith and in a number of senior management positions with the National Home Furnishings Association; an openly gay member of the Legislature and openly a person with AIDS.

Associated Senator(s): Heather A. Steans