Rep Lawrence Walsh, Jr

(D-Joliet)
86th District
Rep Larry Walsh Jr

Springfield Office:
269-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8090
(217) 558-4502 FAX

District Office:
121 Springfield Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 730-8600
(815) 730-8121 FAX

Biography
Born and raised in Elwood, IL; former trustee, Jackson Township; member of the International Machinist and Aerospace Workers Union; member of St. Rose’s Parish in Wilmington; married (wife, Theresa) and proud father of three children.

Walsh-Backs Measures to Address Veteran Suicide

Walsh-Backs Measures to Address Veteran Suicide

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet, recently supported two measures to help address shortcomings uncovered by the Taskforce on Veteran Suicide, which met across the state last year with veterans and their families. “The taskforce uncovered that...

Walsh Issues Statement Urging Rauner To Return To Bargaining Table

Walsh Issues Statement Urging Rauner To Return To Bargaining Table

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After 700 days without a full state budget under Gov. Bruce Rauner, state Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Joliet, issued the following statement Wednesday: “Governor Rauner’s two-year budget crisis has proved devastating for residents all across the state....

Walsh Proposal Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries Passes House

Walsh Proposal Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, which would help ensure that family members receive their loved ones’ life insurance benefits, recently passed the House. “People pay diligently into life insurance policies to ensure that...

Walsh Recognizes Joliet Central’s Honored Students

Walsh Recognizes Joliet Central’s Honored Students

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet, recently recognized Joliet Central High School seniors Benjamin Hallihan and Vanessa Flores, who were chosen as this school year’s “Mr. and Ms. J” for their achievements in academics and community service. “I would...