Sen. Harriss announces park and recreation grants

State Senator Erica Harriss is proud to announce The Madison County Mass Transit District will receive a $388,000 grant through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Open Space Land Acquisition Development (OSLAD) program to further invest in the county’s trail system. “Our area has a strong connection to the outdoors and through this program MCT will […]

Stay up to date through Senator Harriss newsletter

State Senator Erica Harriss is pleased to announce a free eNewsletter service through her office as a way for constitutions to stay up to date with what’s happening in Springfield and throughout the 56th District. “I am excited to announce our first newsletter has been sent out to email inboxes across the 56th District,” said Senator […]

Senator Harriss reacts to 2023-24 Budget Address

State Senator Erica Harriss has released the following statement following the Governor’s State of the State and State Budget Address: “For the last two years, Illinois has reaped the benefits of a massive influx of federal dollars to pay for new programs, but that money is about to diminish. As the nation is on the […]

Sen. Erica Harriss appointed to six Senate committees

State Senator Erica Harriss has been appointed to six Senate committees for the 103rd General Assembly and will serve as the Minority Spokesperson for the Local Government Committee. “I’m honored to be a member of so many important committees and to be able to be a voice on the issues that impact the constituents of […]

Senator Erica Harriss opens district office in Maryville

Office provides constituent services by walk-in and appointment Newly sworn-in State Senator Erica Harriss has announced the location of her district office, which is located at 35 Plaza Court, Maryville, IL 62062. The office was previously occupied by former Senator Kris Tharp. Senator Harriss says this location will serve as a space to provide constituent […]

Senator Harriss co-sponsors resolution rejecting a new graduated income tax

State Senator Erica Harriss is co-sponsoring Senate Resolution 27, which calls on the Illinois Senate to protect the will of Illinois voters and reject any progressive income tax measure introduced in the 103rd General Assembly. “Two years ago, voters overwhelmingly rejected this tax and it’s important we listen to what the people of our state want,” said […]