Rep Kelly Burke

(D-Evergreen Park)
36th District
Rep Kelly Burke

Springfield Office:
246-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-0515
(217) 558-4553 FAX

District Office:
5144 W. 95th St.
Oak Lawn, IL  60453
(708) 425-0571
(708) 425-0642 FAX

Biography
Full-time state representative; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., John Marshall Law School; Evergreen Park Library Board trustee, 2003-2011 (board president 2005-2011); alumna of the Edgar Fellows Leadership Program (2012); adjunct faculty, Loyola University Law School.

Burke Sponsors Measure to Cut Fees, Encourage Entrepreneurship

Burke Sponsors Measure to Cut Fees, Encourage Entrepreneurship

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Entrepreneurs would receive financial assistance in opening their first businesses under legislation being sponsored by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, to create an Entrepreneur Learner’s Permit pilot program. “Small businesses form the...

Burke-Backed Property Tax Relief Package Passes House

Burke-Backed Property Tax Relief Package Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Area homeowners would see savings on their property tax bill under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, and recently passed out of the House. “Many homeowners are struggling under skyrocketing property taxes and this...

Burke Raising Awareness of Wage Discrimination on Pay Equity Day

Burke Raising Awareness of Wage Discrimination on Pay Equity Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, is fighting to end pay discrimination against women by sponsoring reforms to close the pay gap between women and men. Burke also recently supported a resolution declaring as April 4 “Pay Equity Day,” which...

Burke Backs Legislation to Provide Relief to Illinois Families

Burke Backs Legislation to Provide Relief to Illinois Families

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Working-class families would be able to keep more of their hard-earned money under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, doubling the value of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Burke-backed bill is a key element of an...