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 Pledges to Work with All Sides to Protect Education Funding

Walsh Pledges to Work with All Sides to Protect Education Funding

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after the House voted against Gov. Rauner’s rewrite of school funding reform. “Governor Rauner’s veto of education funding reform shows that this governor has one goal: The...

Walsh: Gov. Rauner Has Once Again Plunged Illinois into Crisis

Walsh: Gov. Rauner Has Once Again Plunged Illinois into Crisis

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of equitable funding for public education: “I am disappointed Governor Rauner has chosen to plunge Illinois into another crisis by vetoing...

Walsh Hosting Free Community Shred Day

Walsh Hosting Free Community Shred Day

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, and the Joliet Moose Lodge are offering residents a way to prevent identity theft and clear old paperwork from their homes at a free Community Shred Day on Saturday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Joliet...

Walsh Collecting School Supplies for Will County Students

Walsh Collecting School Supplies for Will County Students

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, is asking local residents to donate school supplies to help students in need. Walsh will collect supplies for the Will County Back to School Fair coordinated by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. “For many...

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...