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 and Manley Meet with Residents at Coffee Shop Stop

Walsh and Manley Meet with Residents at Coffee Shop Stop

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, and state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, recently met with area residents to discuss local issues and concerns at the Great American Bagel in Joliet. “Illinois is facing a lot of complex issues right now, the most...

Walsh Sponsoring Legislation to Better Protect Illinois Workers

Walsh Sponsoring Legislation to Better Protect Illinois Workers

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, is fighting for legislation that expands protections for day and temporary laborers. “The Great Recession forced many workers from a full-time jobs to a part-time status, and as more individuals are working these...

Walsh Backing Efforts to Provide Tax Relief for Illinois Families

Walsh Backing Efforts to Provide Tax Relief for Illinois Families

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, is sponsoring legislation to allow middle-class families to keep more of their hard-earned income by doubling the value of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Walsh-backed bill is a key element of an economic reform...

Walsh Urging IDOT to Install Congestion Warning Signs on I-80

Walsh Urging IDOT to Install Congestion Warning Signs on I-80

JOLIET, Ill. – To help ease local motorists’ commutes and improve roadway safety, state Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, is sponsoring legislation urging the Illinois Department of Transportation to erect signs warning drivers of upcoming congestion on Interstate 80....

Walsh Backing Effort to Preserve Vehicle Registration Reminders

Walsh Backing Effort to Preserve Vehicle Registration Reminders

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help save taxpayer dollars and ensure residents continue receiving vehicle registration reminders in the mail, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, is sponsoring a proposal by Secretary of State Jesse White to offset the cost of registration...