Willis Votes to Override Gov. Rauners Veto of Debt Transparency Act
Springfield, Ill. – In a move to fight for more transparency in state government, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of bipartisan legislation that will give taxpayers a more accurate accounting of state finances.
Willis Commits to Fighting Sexual Harassment in Illinois Politics
Springfield, Ill. – After more than 150 women who work at the state Capitol came forward with their stories of misogyny and predatory behavior in and around Illinois politics, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is supporting two legislative measures that will work to fight sexual harassment and change the culture in Springfield.
Willis Awarded Life Safety Award from Illinois Fire Safety Alliance
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – This past week, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, was presented with the Life Safety Award from the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance during their annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon. Willis was selected for the Life Safety Award due to her leadership in the passage of the Smoke Detector Act, which required that batteries in smoke detectors be capable of powering the unit for a minimum of ten years.
Willis Encourages Conversations about Drug Abuse During Red Ribbon Week
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is encouraging residents to talk with their loved ones about drug abuse.
Willis Fighting to Crackdown on Dangerous Explosives, Ban Bump Stocks
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that claimed the lives of 58 people, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is supporting legislation that will better regulate particular prepackaged explosives, such as Tannerite, as well as ban the sale of bump stocks in Illinois.
Willis Highlights Preparedness During National Fire Prevention Week
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – With fire being one of the most expensive and dangerous disasters one could face, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is encouraging Illinois residents to learn how to prevent fires, as well as prepare for them, during National Fire Prevention Week.
Willis Encourages Businesses to Apply for EDGE Tax Credit Program
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – To encourage job growth and help businesses grow, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is encouraging local companies to apply for the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program (EDGE), which was recently reinstated and is open for applications.
Willis Demands Action to Prevent Las Vegas-Style Attack from Happening in Illinois
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – In light of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, is demanding immediate action to prevent a similar attack from occurring here in Illinois.
Willis Supports Legislation to Protect Constituents Against Identity Theft
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – With many Illinois residents concerned after the recent Equifax data breach, State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, has cosponsored legislation that will protect consumers from being charged with credit freeze fees, which are an important precaution consumers can take to prevent identity theft after data breaches.