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 Teaming Up With Local Officials to Host Job Fair

Burke Teaming Up With Local Officials to Host Job Fair

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, state Sen. Bill Cunningham, D-Chicago, and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea will help connect local job seekers with nearly 50 local employers looking to hire at a job fair on Thursday, Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brother Rice High School, located at 10001 S. Pulaski in Chicago.

Burke Hosting Women’s Professional Clothing Donation Drive

Burke Hosting Women’s Professional Clothing Donation Drive

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, is teaming up with Dress for Success Chicago and is encouraging residents to donate new or gently used women’s professional clothing, which will help local women in need compete for jobs and succeed in the workplace.

Burke Appointed to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Task Force

Burke Appointed to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Task Force

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As women in Illinois and across the country continue to come forward and demand an end to sexual harassment and discrimination, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen, will serve on a newly created Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment charged with researching new policies that will combat harassment in both state government and the private sector.

Burke: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In Our Society, Votes to Crackdown on Violence Against Women

Burke: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In Our Society, Votes to Crackdown on Violence Against Women

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Acting on the concerns brought forward by more than 130 female legislators, lobbyists, attorneys and directors of nonprofit groups who have spoken out against sexual harassment in the State Capitol, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen, helped pass a package of legislative measures this week to crack down on sexual harassment, ensure offenders are held accountable, and take steps to continue combating workplace discrimination and harassment in both the public and private sector.

Burke, Cunningham, and Hurley Invite Residents to Income Tax Seminar

Burke, Cunningham, and Hurley Invite Residents to Income Tax Seminar

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – To help residents keep more of their hard-earned money, state Reps. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, and state Sen. Bill Cunningham, D-Chicago, are hosting an Income Tax Seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chicago Ridge Library, located at 10400 Oxford Ave. in Chicago Ridge.

Burke Backs Efforts to Override Governor Rauner’s Veto of Debt Transparency Act

Burke Backs Efforts to Override Governor Rauner’s Veto of Debt Transparency Act

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following reports that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has failed to submit billions of dollars in bills for payment, forcing taxpayers to foot the bill for late payment penalties, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, voted to override the governor’s veto of bipartisan legislation that will give taxpayers a more transparent account of state finances.

Burke Criticizes Trump Tax on Middle-Class Families

Burke Criticizes Trump Tax on Middle-Class Families

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, is speaking out against President Donald Trump’s tax plan that would hand out huge tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires, while slamming local middle-class families with a $4,000 average income tax...