Robyn (Robyn) Gabel (D-SH018)
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Room 248-W Stratton Office Building 401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
2100 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Ivan Handler   DOB: 2/7/1953
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Appropriations - Human Services
ChairmanSubcommittee on Medicaid and Managed Care
MemberSubcommittee on Wages and Rates
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Energy and Environment
MemberHouse Committee on Museums, Arts, and Cultural Enhancement
MemberHouse Committee on Insurance
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Throughout her career, Robyn Gabel has maintained a strong commitment to serving the people of Illinois as an advocate for women, children and families. She served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition, a non profit advocacy organization, from 1988 to 2010 and previously worked as legislative aid to Alderman (now Congressman) Luis Gutierrez. Her legislative priorities include affordable, accessible health care, environment and sustainability issues, education, and economic development. She has a B.A. from Beloit College, an M.S.P.H. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health and an M.J. in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago. She has one daughter, Lilah.

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