Rep. Kelly Cassidy

(D-Chicago)
14th District
Rep Kelly Cassidy

Please visit Rep. Kelly Cassidy’s website 

Springfield Office:
253-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8088
(217) 782-6592 FAX

District Office:
5533 North Broadway
Chicago, IL  60640
(773) 784-2002
(773) 784-2060 FAX

Biography
LGBT rights activist and organizer; former legislative director for the National Organization for Women; former legislative aide to state Sen. John Cullerton; former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Programs and Development in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office; only openly gay female legislator serving in the General Assembly; has three children.

Cassidy Introduces TExAS Act, Creates New Civil  Penalties on Rapists and Abusers

Cassidy Introduces TExAS Act, Creates New Civil Penalties on Rapists and Abusers

CHICAGO – Today, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, filed HB 4146, the TExAS Act (The Expanding Abortion Services Act). The TExAS Act seeks to affirm the steps Illinois has taken to ensure that our state remains a place where the full range of reproductive health services are available and accessible to all people, including those forced to travel out of state from jurisdictions seeking to restrict access to abortion and other reproductive health care.

Cassidy Begins New Term in 101st General Assembly

Cassidy Begins New Term in 101st General Assembly

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, was sworn into her fifth term in office on Wednesday, vowing to remain committed to protecting the state’s vital services for residents, pursuing smart criminal justice reforms and working to implement progressive policies that move Illinois forward.

Cassidy Begins New Term in 101st General Assembly

Cassidy Introduces Legislation to Hold Gun Owners Accountable

CHICAGO – As gun violence in the city continues to rise at a devastating pace, state Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, recently introduced legislation that would strengthen the repercussions against gun owners who are irresponsible with their weapons. “Many of the people...

Cassidy Bill Banning Conversion Therapy Signed Into Law

Cassidy Bill Banning Conversion Therapy Signed Into Law

Legislation offers the most comprehensive protections in the nation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, issued the following statement on Thursday on the signing of House Bill 217, legislation to ban conversion therapy efforts to change youth...