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-Sponsored Package to Prevent Veteran Suicide Now Law

Walsh-Sponsored Package to Prevent Veteran Suicide Now Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois veterans will now have improved access to critical mental health services and greater access to job placement, training and other services thanks to a new law sponsored by state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood. “The brave men and women who...

Walsh: Rauner Putting Corporate Profits over the Rights of Students

Walsh: Rauner Putting Corporate Profits over the Rights of Students

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Joliet, is urging his colleagues in the General Assembly to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation that would provide protect students against predatory lenders by creating a Student Loan Bill of Rights. “I am...

Walsh-Supported Legislation Cracking Down on Hate Crimes Now Law

Walsh-Supported Legislation Cracking Down on Hate Crimes Now Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Joliet, to crack down on hate crimes against houses of worship and increases penalties for those convicted of committing hate crimes was recently signed into law. “Hate has no place in our country and...

Manley and Walsh Invite Residents to Discuss State and Local Issues

Manley and Walsh Invite Residents to Discuss State and Local Issues

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, and State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, are inviting area residents to attend their upcoming “Coffee and Conversation” on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. at the Book and Bean located inside the Joliet Black Road Branch...