Rep Sonya Harper

(D-Chicago)
6th District
Rep Sonya Harper

Visit Rep Sonya Harper’s website

Springfield Office:
276-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5971
(217) 558-6370 FAX

District Office:
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL  60609
(773) 925-6580
(773) 925-6584 FAX

Biography
Executive director, Grow Greater Englewood; president, Sharper PR Communications; B.A., Journalism and Broadcast News, University of Missouri-Columbia; founder, Wood Street Meet and Greet Community Garden; community organizer, Resident Association of Greater Englewood; community representative, Local School Council, Lindblom Math and Science Academy; co-founder and campaign director, Englewood Votes!; former director of outreach, Growing Home Inc.; former news producer, Fox 19, KOMU-TV, KOPN.

Harper Votes to Raise Minimum Wage; Lift Residents Out of Poverty

Harper Votes to Raise Minimum Wage; Lift Residents Out of Poverty

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To lift up the working men and women who have gone years without receiving a raise, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, voted recently to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 per hour. “Since the late sixties and seventies, workers’ wages have not...

Harper Supports Automatic Voter Registration for Illinois

Harper Supports Automatic Voter Registration for Illinois

CHICAGO – Hoping to streamline the process to register to vote, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, supported a measure that will allow Illinois residents to automatically register to vote when they renew their driver’s license. “Voting should be proactively...

Harper Joins Colleagues to Urge Rauner to Protect Environment

Harper Joins Colleagues to Urge Rauner to Protect Environment

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining her colleagues in calling on Gov. Rauner to join the U.S. Climate Alliance that New York, California and Washington states have joined to take proactive steps in protecting the environment. “President Trump was...

Harper Opposes Trumpcare; Says Keep Health Care Affordable

Harper Opposes Trumpcare; Says Keep Health Care Affordable

CHICAGO – In reaction to the reckless health care proposal from extreme politicians in Washington, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation on the state level to oppose President Trump’s American Health Care Act and urge Congress to expand the...

Harper Economic Reform Package Would Lift Up the Middle Class

Harper Economic Reform Package Would Lift Up the Middle Class

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her commitment to lifting up middle-class families in Illinois, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, worked to pass a comprehensive economic reform package that cuts taxes and fees on small businesses, provides more incentives to...