A gun control bill that was supported and co-sponsored by the area’s Democratic lawmakers — including state Representatives Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) and Kathleen Willis (77th), and state Sen. Kimberly L. Lightford (4th) — is now headed to the desk of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
March 14, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The latest available campaign finance disclosures for a pair of political action committees backing competing slates in the upcoming April 4 Proviso District 209 school board election show a wide gap in funding and, for one slate, thousands of dollars from groups and individuals outside Proviso Township. Proviso First for School Board … Continue reading District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) will host his first Facebook Live Townhall Meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. Welch will be streaming from Springfield. Anyone with questions can leave them here:http://bit.do/AskRepWelch. “If we don’t get to your question, I will be sure to reach out to you personally,” Welch said. You can … Continue reading Don’t Miss: Facebook Live Townhall & Maywood Resource Fair on Feb. 22