|Address||13559 Cambridge Dr. |
Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States
|| December 21, 1952
Aug 14, 2017 02:03am
|Info||Christine Radogno is the Senate Republican Leader, and first female Caucus Leader in General Assembly history. |
She has served in the Illinois Senate since 1997, and she currently represents the 41st District in Cook, DuPage and Will counties.
Prior to her election to the Illinois Senate, Sen. Radogno Senator Radogno was educated in the Chicago area. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University, Chicago, and a Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University. She graduated from Lyons Township High School.
In Springfield, Sen. Radogno is an active member of the Senate Executive Committee, which is charged with considering some of the most important and controversial legislation pending before the General Assembly.
Christine Radogno is a leading budget expert and negotiator for the Senate Republican Caucus. She is widely respected for her knowledge of the state budget process, and her commitment to fiscal responsibility.
Leader Radogno has been a long-time advocate for ethical and fiscal reforms in Illinois state government, actively working to promote debt responsibility and to restore discipline and accountability to the state’s borrowing and contracting practices.
Her human services background has reinforced her dedication to fostering a responsible health care system in Illinois. Radogno has sponsored Medicaid Reform legislation advocating common-sense changes to Illinois’ public health system.
In the past she has introduced measures to create parity within the health care system and expand medical assistance to indigent families, elderly individuals, children and persons with disabilities.
Before running for the Senate, Christine Radogno served as Village of LaGrange trustee (1989-1996). Prior to her experience as a trustee, she worked as a social worker at Mercy Center for Health Care Services.
Senator Radogno has received numerous awards throughout her legislative career, particularly awards honoring her commitment to health care and human services, economic development and Illinois agriculture.
Senator Radogno lives in Lemont. She and her husband have three adult children.