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Will Davis was born on July 2, 1968 in Harvey, Illinois. He holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from Governors State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University (SIU) at Carbondale.
Davis' top legislative priorities include fighting for fair education funding, increased health care availability and greater economic development. He understands that small businesses are the backbone of our community and he has been a vocal advocate for bringing new jobs to our area. Prior to serving as state representative, Davis worked as an Admissions Counselor at SIU-Carbondale and was the Deputy District Administrator for Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.
In 2005, Davis helped make Illinois the first state in the nation to guarantee access to quality and affordable health care for all children. Working continuously to improve health care, he has supported legislation to address cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer.
Davis serves on several committees in the Illinois General Assembly. He is the chairman of the Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee and the Health and Healthcare Disparities Committee. He also serves as a member of the Appropriations-Higher Education, International Trade & Commerce, Labor, and Mass Transit committees.
Davis has been recognized with "Legislator of the Year" awards from the Illinois Association of Code Enforcement, Illinois Primary Healthcare Association, and Illinois Association of Park Districts.
Davis and his wife are the proud parents of a son and a daughter. Davis is a member of New Mount Olive Baptist Church, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and is a founding member of the Better Funding for Better Schools Coalition. He served on the Foundation Board of South Suburban College.
Davis' 30th District includes all or portions of Blue Island, Dixmoor, Dolton, East Hazel Crest, Flossmoor, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Homewood, Markham, Midlothian, Oak Forest, Phoenix, Posen, Riverdale, and Robbins.