Tag: Rep. Welch

Lawmaker Named Co-chair Of Pritzker’s Education Transition Committee

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A state lawmaker who represents many parts of Proviso Township was recently named to help lead a key committee that is part of Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker’s campaign transition.

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‘Books In Schools Not Bullets!’: Local Leaders Blast Proposal To Arm Teachers

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

District 89 school board member Regina Rivers speaks out against the IASB’s proposed resolution during a press conference convened by state Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, right, in Chicago. | Photo by Tara A. Gray/Facebook 

On Saturday, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) convened a press conference in Chicago to protest a resolution that could have empowered local school boards to allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in school.

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