Rep Emanuel Chris Welch

(D-Hillside)
7th District
Rep Emanuel Chris Welch

 

Springfield Office:
200-5S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8120
(217) 524-0448 FAX

District Office:
10055 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Suite E
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 450-1000
(708) 450-1104 FAX

Biography
Attorney; B.A., Northwestern University; J.D., John Marshall Law School; former member and president, Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education; partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP; married, has two children.

Welch Proposes Bill to Make College More Affordable

Welch Proposes Bill to Make College More Affordable

HILLSIDE, Ill. – In an effort to alleviate the burdensome tuition costs for college students across Illinois, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch is sponsoring legislation that would establish reimbursement grants for Illinois students at public universities. “As Chair...

Welch Named Chairman of Higher Education Committee

Welch Named Chairman of Higher Education Committee

WESTCHESTER, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to improve Illinois colleges and universities, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, was recently appointed chairman of the House Committee on Higher Education. “Our colleges, universities and their students are...

Welch Seeks Local Input For New Legislative Agenda

Welch Seeks Local Input For New Legislative Agenda

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is asking constituents for their ideas for new bill proposals for the new General Assembly. “Making government more accessible is a top priority of mine,” said Welch. “We have the opportunity to work...

Welch Begins New Term, Seeks to Pass Responsible Budget

Welch Begins New Term, Seeks to Pass Responsible Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Chris Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement after being sworn in for his third term as state Representative of the 7th District on Wednesday: “It is truly an honor to continue to represent the residents of the 7th district in...

Welch Urges Gov. Rauner to Compromise, Pass Responsible Budget

Welch Urges Gov. Rauner to Compromise, Pass Responsible Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Chris Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement in response to Governor Rauner’s budget address: “As I talk to constituents in the 7th District every day, they tell me about the real ways the state’s months-long budget impasse is...

Welch Calls for Governor to Focus on Budget

Welch Calls for Governor to Focus on Budget

WESTCHESTER, Ill.— State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, offers the following statement on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address: “When I talk to my constituents, they share with me how the budget impasse is affecting their lives. Day cares have...