Rep. Welch Goes to Washingon to Discuss School to Prison Pipeline; Denounces ‘Inequitable’ Education Bill

Friday, October 3, 2014 || By Office of Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch WESTCHESTER – Democratic State Representative Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-7th, recently returned from a trip to Washington D.C. where he was invited to address the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Education Braintrust at their Annual Legislative Conference.  Rep. Welch specifically addressed eliminating the schools to prison pipeline.  The schools to prison pipeline is a pernicious problem that undermines educational opportunity for … Continue reading Rep. Welch Goes to Washingon to Discuss School to Prison Pipeline; Denounces ‘Inequitable’ Education Bill

Rep. Chris Welch’s Legislative Update: Maywood Employment Office to Stay Open, Senior Services Fair

The following was released by the office of State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch: Maywood Employment Office Remains Open, Seeking to Relocate Within Maywood Soon MAYWOOD – On Thursday, September 26, 2013, the Director of the Illinois Department of Employment Services, Jay Rowell, announced at State Representative Chris Welch’s office that the Maywood Illinois workNet job center is NOT closing; it’s moving. Details about the job … Continue reading Rep. Chris Welch’s Legislative Update: Maywood Employment Office to Stay Open, Senior Services Fair

Rep. Welch’s Legislative Update: Green Grants, Senior Services Fair

This legislative update was brought to you by the offices of Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch: 7th District Receives Green Infrastructure Grants SPRINGFIELD – On Saturday, September 21, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects.  Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects … Continue reading Rep. Welch’s Legislative Update: Green Grants, Senior Services Fair