Heather Steans – State Senator, 7th District
5533 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60640
Heather Steans has represented Illinois’ 7th
District in the Senate since 2008. Currently, she chairs the Appropriations I Committee, vice chairs the Environment Committee and serves on the Executive, Appropriations II and Human Services committees. Steans has passed legislation to bring marriage equality to Illinois, reform the state’s Medicaid program, enact significant nursing home reform, and improve the environment by reducing mercury waste, creating commercial composting capabilities and banning microbeads.