Rep. Kelly Burke
Attorney; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., John Marshall Law School; Evergreen Park Library Board trustee, 2003-2011 (board president 2005-2011); alumna of the Edgar Fellows Leadership Program (2012); adjunct faculty, Loyola University Law School.
EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – On Wednesday, June 12, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, will welcome representatives from the Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA) from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Park Library to provide information to local residents about the educational opportunities available at the award-winning school.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After the General Assembly adjourned over the weekend, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, discussed the progress made in the House this year and the work left to be done to build a stronger middle-class.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Taking a crucial step toward ending sexual assault and harassment, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, worked to pass legislation through the Illinois House that will require sex education courses to teach students the concept and importance of consent.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the wake of increasing incidents of suicide in the law enforcement community, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, worked to pass two groundbreaking pieces of legislation providing critical access to mental health resources for first responders.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – More people with disabilities will gain access to a critical program allowing them to save for their future under legislation passed in the Illinois House with wide bipartisan support by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Police officers who have put themselves in harm’s way will face fewer barriers to receiving the benefits they deserve under a bill introduced by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, which passed out of the House Personnel and Pensions Committee last week.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After Governor J.B. Pritzker presented his budget proposal to the Illinois General Assembly, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Oak Lawn, released the following statement:
OAK LAWN, Ill. – As college students across the state recover from years of budget instability under Governor Bruce Rauner, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Oak Lawn led the charge on a measure to expand access to grants for low-income students and is urging the governor to sign the measure into law.
Kelly Burke Advances Measures to Reduce Gun Violence, Improve State University System, Protect Rights of Women during Legislative Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After working with both Democrats and Republicans to pass a balanced budget, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Oak Lawn, helped ensure that Illinois will have funds to pay down old bills accrued during Gov. Rauner’s budget crisis that tripled state debt, while providing funding for necessary programs, such as domestic violence shelters and affordable child care. Burke also worked on a multitude of measures to protect higher education funding, reduce gun violence and protect the rights of women during this legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Victims of hate crimes will now be able to seek greater financial compensation from their assailants thanks to a new law sponsored by state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, which took effect this week.