Welch Appointed Co-Chair of Labor Diversity Board

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, will examine ways to boost diversity in labor apprenticeship programs as the co-chair of the newly formed Advisory Board for Diversity in Active Apprenticeship Programs.“We need to be doing more to improve...

Welch Outraged by Westlake Bankruptcy Declaration

MELROSE PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside issued the following statement regarding the decision by Pipeline Health to declare Westlake Hospital’s bankruptcy:“Pipeline Health’s decision to file for bankruptcy in order to shut down Westlake...

Welch Appointed to School Construction Task Force

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, will explore ways to enhance education statewide and expand vocational education as a member of a new task force aimed at addressing the construction needs of Illinois schools. “As a father of two, I want...