State Senator Heather Steans

Heather Steans brings outstanding experience to her position as the 7th District State Senator.Heather started her first term on February 11, 2008.  She graduated from Princeton with a B.A. in Urban Studies and received her M.A. in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

An advocate for good public policy, Heather’s professional career has focused on government finance, economic development and education reform efforts. She currently serves in the Illinois Senate as Chairperson of Appropriations I, and Vice Chairperson for the Environment Committee

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