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Senator Heather A. Steans (D)
Represented the 7th District

Photograph of Senator  Heather A. Steans (D)
 

Former Springfield Office:
627 I Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8492
Former District Office:
5533 North Broadway
Chicago, IL  60640
(773) 769-1717
Years served: Appointed February 2008 - January 2021

Committee assignments:

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