Rep. Gregory Harris
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 HIV.
CHICAGO – Following 15 years of service as a state representative, Majority Leader Greg Harris today announced he will not seek re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Majority Leader Greg Harris released the following statement Wednesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Thursday announcing his appointment of state Rep. Greg Harris as House majority leader.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, and members of a House budget committee shined a light on the human face of the technical issues plaguing a Rauner administration IT upgrade that had incorrectly blocked tens of thousands from receiving services during late 2017 at a hearing Monday.
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...