Rep. Kathleen Willis

Majority Conference Chairperson
(D-Addison)
77th District
Rep Kathleen Willis
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Springfield Office:
632 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-3374
(217) 524-0448 FAX

District Office:
112 N. Wolf Rd.
Northlake, IL 60164
(708) 562-6970
(708) 562-6974 FAX
Biography
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.
Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

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.

Willis Highlights Efforts to Build a Stronger Illinois

Willis Highlights Efforts to Build a Stronger Illinois

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.

Rep. Willis Introduces Major Gun Reforms in Response to Aurora Shooting

Rep. Willis Introduces Major Gun Reforms in Response to Aurora Shooting

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.

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

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.

Willis Hosts Residents for Coffee, Tea & Talk

Willis Hosts Residents for Coffee, Tea & Talk

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.