06/01/2018

Willis Backs Gun Reform, Fights for Tax Fairness during Legislative Session

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, worked to pass gun reform legislation to help keep our schools and communities safe, and supported measures to reduce the tax burden on middle-class families, all while working with Democrats and Republicans to pass a bipartisan, balanced budget.

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05/15/2018

House Dems Question Why Rauner Didn’t Share Gun Bill Rewrite with Bipartisan Working Group

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Democratic members of the working group convened by Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss changes needed to reduce gun violence are questioning the governor’s amendatory veto of legislation intended to crack down on assault rifles. State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, who serves on the panel, released the following statement Tuesday:

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05/11/2018

Willis Host Free Senior Legal Workshop

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, recently worked to help seniors answer questions on estate planning, power of attorney for health and property, and living with declarations at her free senior legal workshop in partnership with U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley.

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05/11/2018

Willis Passes Measure to Expand Benefits for EMTs and Paramedics

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, recently passed legislation out of the House to ensure any emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic employed by a unit of local government can qualify for certain healthcare benefits in the event of a catastrophic injury on the job.

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04/13/2018

Willis Pushes for Transparency and Accountability from Rauner Administration

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, is working to ensure Gov. Rauner is accountable to taxpayers and being truthful about the number of employees on his staff and how their salaries are funded. Willis is sponsoring legislation that will prevent the governor from hiding staff salaries in other state agencies, a practice referred to as “offshoring.”

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04/03/2018

Willis-Backed Measure aims to Improve Quality of Care for Seniors

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – Helping to ensure seniors are receiving quality homecare assistance, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is sponsoring a legislative measure to gradually increase the wage for homecare workers to help reduce turnover and raise workforce standards.

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03/27/2018

Willis Introduces Measure to Protect Paramedics who are Injured on the Job

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – Paramedics and firefighters will be better protected if they suffer injuries on the job under a new measure being introduced by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake.

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03/27/2018

Willis Appointed to Legislative Public Safety Group

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – Following efforts to start a task force aimed at creating a comprehensive approach to public safety issues in Illinois, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, was recently appointed to the General Assembly’s Legislative Public Safety Group.

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03/23/2018

Rep. Willis Appointed To Gun Safety Task Force

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, today announced her appointment to the Illinois Firearm Public Awareness Taskforce.

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03/15/2018

Rep. Willis and Congressman Quigley to Host Senior Law Workshop For Local Residents

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, and Congressman Mike Quigley, D-Chicago, will be hosting a Senior Legal workshop at the Northlake Library on Thursday, April 5th at 10:30 am at the Northlake Public Library located at 231 North Wolf Road.

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