Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr
Born and raised in Elwood, IL; former trustee, Jackson Township; member of the International Machinist and Aerospace Workers Union; member of St. Rose’s Parish in Wilmington; married (wife, Theresa) and proud father of three children.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch today announced Representative Frances Ann Hurley as the new whip of the Democratic Moderate Caucus (Mod Caucus), a relatively new caucus of like-minded members who advocate for a balanced, steady approach to lawmaking.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to modernize and expand Illinois’ clean energy infrastructure, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet, passed bi-partisan legislation in the House Public Utilities Committee this week which would establish the Climate Union Jobs Act.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is highlighting resources available to people experiencing domestic violence.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after learning of Exelon’s plans to close nuclear plants in Dresden and Byron:
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D – Joliet, passed legislation which would give municipalities and other local jurisdictions more control and discretion over imposing tolls on public roadways. The bill is now awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature.
JOLIET, Ill. – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak which has forced small businesses, restaurants, bars and other establishments to temporarily close their doors to the public, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet, is highlighting resources available to help businesses and workers secure financial assistance.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly:
JOLIET, Ill. – Will County-area legislators, including state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, will sponsor their third annual Veteran Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 9.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Lawrence “Larry” Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, has been appointed to serve on the Route 66 Centennial Commission, which will help organize official events celebrating the historic highway’s 100th anniversary.