Rep. Ann Williams
Attorney; received a B.A. in Journalism from University of Iowa and a J.D. from Drake University; former Assistant Attorney General and Legislative Director for Attorney General Lisa Madigan; chair of the Illinois Green (Environmental) Caucus; lives in Chicago’s West Lakeview neighborhood. Please visit www.repannwilliams.com for updates on district events, legislative issues and to sign up for an e-newsletter.
CHICAGO – State Representative Ann Williams, D-Chicago, has been named the 2023-2024 Illinois State Lead for the National Conference of Environmental Legislators. In this role, Williams will serve as Illinois’ liaison to the leading national organization of state legislators focused on environmental issues, clean energy policy and growing the green economy.
CHICAGO, IL – State Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, will continue her work to protect our environment, address the climate crisis, spur renewable energy development and create green jobs as she begins another term as Chair of the House Energy and Environment Committee.
Today, I was honored to participate in the bill signing of the long-awaited clean energy package, a comprehensive nation-leading climate bill that will put Illinois communities and consumers first.
CHICAGO, IL – Joined alongside fellow lawmakers, advocates, and Gov. Pritzker last week, state Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, recognized the passage of two progressive, LGBTQ-centered bills establishing the Marriage Certificate Modernization Act, which have been signed into law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A major package of stronger protections against sexual harassment and state ethics reforms championed by Speaker Michael J. Madigan and House Democrats is now law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –To reduce the gender wage gap, state Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation to address the pay discrepancies between men and women in Illinois. “Obviously, we should have equal pay for equal work,” Williams said. “It’s 2017 - the...
Ann Williams (D-Chicago) Appointed Chair of the House Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee
CHICAGO, IL – State Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, announced today that she will serve as chair of the Illinois House of Representatives’ Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee. “I’m looking forward to this exciting opportunity to work with a bipartisan...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Today in his State of State address, Governor Rauner spoke about the challenges and opportunities facing our state. I share the Governor’s hope for a quick resolution to the budget impasse that continues to harm our communities, and urge the...