Kelly Statement on Mass Shooting in Highland Park

CHICAGO – Following the mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Ill., state Rep. Michael Kelly, D-Chicago, issued this statement: “Yesterday’s unspeakable tragedy in Highland Park yet again highlights the ongoing crisis of gun violence sweeping...

Kelly Underscores Need to Strengthen State Ethics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the wake of high-profile cases of corruption in Illinois, state Rep. Michael Kelly, D-Chicago, is emphasizing the need to reinforce state ethical guidelines and support for a strong legislative inspector general who can hold lawmakers...

Kelly-Backed Plan to End Surprise Health Care Billing Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – An effort supported by state Rep. Michael Kelly, D-Chicago, to protect consumers from surprise out-of-network medical bills passed the House Thursday with bipartisan support. “When someone is facing a health emergency, particularly in these...

Kelly Supports Legislation to Improve Mental Health Care Access

CHICAGO, Ill. — State Representative Michael Kelly, D-Chicago is co-sponsoring a bill that would preserve and expand access to mental health care across the state.  “Long wait times and lack of staff are barriers that prevent many people from getting mental health...