Letter to the Editor – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch

Dear Editor, Over the past several years we have seen an increase in violence throughout our neighborhoods and streets. So far this year, there have been six homicides in Maywood. Unfortunately, this increase in violence can be attributed to Governor Rauner’s extreme...

Hernandez-Welch Unifying to Make Illinois a Welcoming State

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, member of the Latino Caucus, and state Rep. Chris Welch, D-Hillside, are joining forces to foster trust between local law enforcement and immigrant communities, giving undocumented immigrants with no...

Welch Opposes Cuts to Meals on Wheels, Stands with Seniors

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is standing with seniors and senior advocates like AARP to oppose Washington politicians’ dangerous cuts to senior Meals on Wheels, which would affect the more than 115,000 elderly residents who depend...

Welch Bill Closes Tax Loopholes, Requires Wealthy Pay Fair Share

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to close current tax loopholes and provide monetary relief for the middle class, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is sponsoring House Bill 3393. “Illinois needs revenue in order to protect and fund higher education, social...