Rep. Kathleen Willis
Full-time legislator; B.A., Human Services Administration, Elmhurst College; master’s degree, Library and Information Services, University of Illinois; former coordinator of access services, Elmhurst College Library; former member, Addison Elementary District 4 school board; resides in Addison; married, has four children.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, joined advocates visiting the Capitol last month to promote the vital educational and economic contributions museums make to Illinois and the nation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, worked to build a stronger middle class and a stronger, safer Illinois during the spring legislative session, passing reforms to cut taxes on local residents, make billionaires pay their fair share, protect access to health care and keep guns out of the hands of criminals.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, issued a statement after voting to pass a Fair Tax amendment, the first step toward much-needed tax relief for 99.5 percent of local taxpayers in the 77th District:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Children who were born with common birth defects like cleft palates and lips will have access to needed treatment under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, requiring big insurance companies to cover the cost of surgeries.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, is pushing new reforms to close loopholes a gunman in Aurora recently exploited to obtain a firearm and kill five people. Willis’ bill gives law enforcement the tools needed to effectively enforce current law and modernizes the application and renewal process for a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card.
MELROSE PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside and state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, are applauding a recent court ruling requiring Westlake Hospital to remain open until the judicial system can fully consider the critical services Westlake provides and review the Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s (HFSRB) recent decision regarding the future of the facility.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging the passage of legislation that would ensure greater representation of Latinos, African Americans and women on corporate boards
FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Kathy Willis, D-Northlake, joined state Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Chicago, and state Rep. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, to host a Coffee, Tea & Talk discussion on state and local issues this week.