Walsh Responds to Threat of Exelon Nuclear Plant Closures

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after learning of Exelon’s plans to close nuclear plants in Dresden and Byron: “As the Chairman of the House Public Utilities Committee, I am deeply troubled to learn that Exelon...

Walsh Tollway Legislation Sent to Governor

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D – Joliet, passed legislation which would give municipalities and other local jurisdictions more control and discretion over imposing tolls on public roadways. The bill is now awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature. “This...

Walsh Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State Address

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly: “In his address today, the governor laid the groundwork for what I am confident will...

Walsh, Area Legislators to Honor Veterans, Families

JOLIET, Ill. – Will County-area legislators, including state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, will sponsor their third annual Veteran Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 9. “It is our privilege to honor the service of veterans and their families,” said...

Walsh Appointed to Serve on Route 66 Centennial Commission

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Lawrence “Larry” Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, has been appointed to serve on the Route 66 Centennial Commission, which will help organize official events celebrating the historic highway’s 100th anniversary.“Route 66 is famous around the world and...