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.
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.
JOLIET, Ill. – This week 400 Illinois National Guardsmen and women from the 1st battalion, 178th Infantry Regiment will begin their prepping for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. State Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Elwood, is urging local residents to help provide those solders with a free way to call home by donating gently-used mobile phones through Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. at his district office located at 121 Springfield Ave. in Joliet.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, held a hearing with the House Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee in Springfield last week to hear testimony from state and Will County transportation officials on the safety and conditions of the Des Plaines River Bridge.
JOLIET, Ill. –State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D- Elwood, praised Gov. J.B. Pritzker for delivering on promises made to state workers that had been denied by former Gov. Bruce Rauner.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, applauded the Illinois State Board of Elections’ decision to end the state’s participation in the widely-criticized Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, is welcoming input from local residents, business leaders and community organizations on legislation they would like to see drafted and implemented during the 101st General Assembly.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet, is calling on Gov. Rauner to sign a bill that would take Illinois out of a controversial voter registration verification program that has resulted in voter roll purges in states where it is used.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to increase fiscal transparency in the governor’s office and state government, state Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Elwood, is calling on Gov. Rauner to sign the Truth in Hiring Act into law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, released the following statement regarding the passage of the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, is sponsoring legislation that will remove unnecessary restrictions on businesses and cut red tape to allow them to create more jobs.