Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

269-S Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL   62706 (217) 782-8090
121 Springfield Avenue Joliet, IL  60435 (815) 730-8600
statereplarrywalshjr@gmail.com

Campaign Finance Contributions

Lifetime Sources for Political Fundraising (By Donor Type)


Top 10 Lifetime Sources for Special Interest Contributions (By Category)

Top 7 Issues Voting Record

We’ve identified 7 Top Issues that most affect Illinois communities and the state of our political landscape. We’ve documented your legislator’s voting record on key bills:

TOP 7 ISSUES
FOR DEMOCRACY

VOTING
RECORD

Democracy

  • Voted ForSB0250A bill to establish Automatic Voter Registration, which was vetoed by Governor Rauner.

Education

  • Voted ForHJRCA26A bill to amend the Illinois Constitution to increase income taxes by 3% on income over $1,000,000, and use the revenue generated to fund schools.
  • Voted ForHB1774A bill to create an Elected School Board for Chicago.
  • Voted ForHB0213A bill to provide School Choice Scholarships to families sending their children to nonpublic (charter) schools.
  • Voted ForSB0001A bill to enact evidence-based school funding, vetoed by Governor Rauner.

Worker's Rights

  • Voted ForSB1720A bill to enforce workers’ rights and wage regulations by prohibiting employers that violate state labor laws from receiving state contracts for five years.
  • Voted ForHB4036A bill to grant a minimum of 12 weeks of paid leave per year to Illinois workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence.
  • Voted ForHB3538A bill to prevent companies that move jobs out of state from receiving state development assistance, and to require that these companies pay back any assistance they received.
  • Voted ForHB2462A bill to prohibit employers from screening job applicants based on their salary history.

Immigration

  • Voted ForSB0031A bill to prevent Illinois law enforcement from detaining residents on the basis of their immigration status.

Criminal Justice

  • Voted ForHB3817 A bill allowing juvenile criminal records to be expunged.
  • Voted ForSB2465 A bill to repeal a law requiring that incarcerated people reimburse the Illinois Department of Corrections for the cost of their prison stay.
  • Voted AgainstSB1657A bill to require stricter licensing of gun dealers, vetoed by Governor Rauner.
  • Voted ForSB2562A bill to allow police to use surveillance drones to monitor large events, gatherings, and protests.

Healthcare

  • Voted ForHB5576A bill expanding state and private insurance coverage for contraceptives.
  • Voted ForHB0040A bill requiring state health insurance and Medicaid to cover abortions.
  • Voted ForHB2771A bill requiring employers to provide a minimum of 5 days' paid sick leave to workers.

Environment

  • Voted ForHB2831A bill allowing local government to regulate clean energy projects, and provide grant funding for such projects.
  • Voted ForSB2814 A bill supporting the development of state energy resources and providing funding for Exelon nuclear plants.
Voting Key:
  • Against Bill
  • For Bill

YOUR OPINION MATTERS

Your opinion is important to us. We value your input and a continued discussion on improving Illinois. Share your thoughts on this scorecard, issues or content on purplebench.org.