Willis to Prioritize School Curriculum, Government Transparency, Efficiency and Human Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, will work on streamlining local government services, lowering property taxes, protecting lifesaving services and expanding access to quality education as a member of several key House committees.
Willis to Continue Push to Lift Up Middle Class Families as a Member of House Democratic Leadership
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, will serve as a member of the House Democratic leadership team during the coming legislative session, where she will continue to serve as a voice for a strong middle class, and work to bring Democrats and Republicans together to advance issues like affordable health care, an increased minimum wage and equal pay for women.
Rep. Willis: New Gun Dealer Licensing Law is Important First Step to Curb Violence
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathy Willis, D-Northlake, issued the following statement after her gun dealer licensing legislation (Senate Bill 337) was signed into law by Governor Pritzker:
Willis Begins New Term Optimistic About Illinois’ Future
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, released the following statement after being sworn into office Wednesday to begin serving in the 101st General Assembly:
Gov.-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov.-Elect Stratton Announce Restorative Justice and Safe Communities
Today, Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced the formation and members of the transition’s Restorative Justice and Safe Communities Committee at Safer Foundation, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations that provides employment, educational, and supportive services for individuals with criminal records.
Willis Successfully Overrides Five Sponsored Bills Vetoed by Governor Rauner
State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, was successful in overriding five sponsored bills that were vetoed by Governor Rauner. Willis’ House Bill 126, 127, 5221 and Senate Bill 2619, 2629 received bipartisan support to achieve the overrides.
Rep. Willis condemns the proliferation of gun sanctuary counties
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison has filed a state resolution to counter the wave of local declarations establishing “gun sanctuary counties.”
Willis-sponsored bill creating Firearms Restraining Order is signed into law
Law brings help to Illinois families, protects community members from gun violence
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois families and law enforcement officers will get legal help to keep guns away from people who are unstable or dangerous under a new law sponsored by State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, and signed today by Governor Bruce Rauner.
Rep. Willis and County Sheriff offer shredding and recycling event
State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is joining the Cook County Sheriff’s Office for a community paper shredding and recycling day. This free event is open to residents who wish to responsibly dispose of sensitive documents and other recyclable items.
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.