Rep Gregory Harris
253-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 557-6470 FAX
1967 W. Montrose
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 348-3475 FAX
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.
CHICAGO – Citing concerns regarding data security and voter suppression, Assistant Majority Leader Greg Harris, D-Chicago, issued the following statement urging the Illinois State Board of Elections to withdraw from the controversial Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck System (“Crosscheck”):
Harris, Committee Members Hear from Individuals Hurt by Governor’s Most Recent Cuts to Social Services
CHICAGO – Individuals affected by the governor’s most recent cuts to the state’s social services had the opportunity to testify on the life-changing impact Rauner’s cuts will have at the Appropriations – Human Services committee hearing on Wednesday.
CHICAGO – Legislators will hear directly from individuals affected by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s latest attempt to slash services for the most vulnerable at a hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Michael A. Bilandic Building in Chicago in Room C-600. “In July,...
Rep. Greg Harris Stands up For Victims of Equifax Data Breach, Passes Legislation To Offer Free Credit Fee Freezes
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –State Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, passed legislation unanimously out of the House today that aims to protect Illinois consumers impacted by the Equifax data breach by preventing credit freeze charges. “It’s wrong that people are being forced to pay...
CHICAGO – State Rep. Greg Harris issued the following statement regarding the governor’s practice of paying top administration officials out of state agency budgets and his recent devastating cuts to the Department of Human Services budget: “Governor Rauner has made a...
Following Equifax Breach, Rep. Greg Harris and Attorney General Madigan Pushing for Free Credit Freezes
CHICAGO – To protect Illinois consumers impacted by the Equifax data breach, state Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation which will prevent credit agencies from charging consumers with credit freeze fees, which are essential in preventing identity...
CHICAGO – State Rep. Greg Harris, lead budget negotiator for the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement Tuesday, following Gov. Bruce Rauner’s speech: “Democrats are returning to Springfield in hopes that the governor is finally ready to compromise on...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislators are demanding to know whether Gov. Bruce Rauner’s sweeping changes to the Medicaid system will allow recipients to keep their current doctors and hospitals, what access and quality will be lost by the proposed changes and what steps the administration has taken to prevent conflicts of interest during its unilateral push to overhaul the system that currently provides care to millions of Illinois families.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan has directed state Rep. Greg Harris, chair of the House Appropriations-Human Services Committee, to hold a hearing Thursday to determine how Medicaid cuts being pushed by the Trump Administration and congressional...
CHICAGO – In recognition of his of years of commitment to fighting for equality and opportunity for all Illinoisans, state Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, was named Majority Conference Chairman for the Illinois House Democrats. “I’m honored that my colleagues have put...