Rep. Welch Legislative Update Highlights Proposed Rauner Cuts

Monday, June 15, 2015 || OFFICE OF REP. CHRIS WELCH || PRESS RELEASE  Westchester, Ill. – Late Friday, June 12, 2015, Governor Bruce Rauner announced that he will be making several cuts effective July 1, 2015, many targeted at hurting middle class families.     The Governor is proposing cutting medical care for the elderly and the disabled, and emergency shelters for homeless families and children.  Before … Continue reading Rep. Welch Legislative Update Highlights Proposed Rauner Cuts

Mr. Welch Goes to Springfield

On February 21, 2013 our newly-minted State Representative, Emanuel Chris Welch (Democrat, 7th Dist.), donned his best Abe Lincoln impersonation (top image courtesy of the Peoria Journal Star via Welch’s Twitter feed) to argue his first bill, HB129, on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives, but he came off looking more like a younger, hipper version of Rich Uncle Pennybags (the monopoly guy). … Continue reading Mr. Welch Goes to Springfield