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. – A new law supported by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, will protect seniors from their property taxes increasing by creating a five-year program that maintains the Cook County Senior homestead Exemption, eliminating a mandated annual application for the exemption.
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – A proposal sponsored by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, which increases the minimum wage for Illinois teachers, was recently signed into law.
CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and State Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago are inviting residents throughout the Chicagoland area to join them and fellow members of the Latino Caucus and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 7 at their various visits of Latino-owned businesses, which include Mi Tierra en la Villita.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathy Willis, D-Northlake, supported a new law that increases penalties for individuals who commit religiously-motivated hate crimes. The measure was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathy Willis, D-Northlake, is highlighting a new equal pay law that will end the cycle of unfair pay for women and help eliminate the wage gap. The measure was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, is highlighting International Overdose Awareness Day, which falls on Saturday, Aug. 31 this year.
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.
CHICAGO – In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, will work to reduce property taxes on middle-class and struggling families as a member of the newly created Property Tax Relief Task Force.
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – A proposal aimed at curbing skyrocketing property taxes backed by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, was recently signed into law.