Speaker Welch’s Statement on Historic Veto Session

“I want to congratulate everyone who had a hand in this incredibly successful and historical veto session. We were able to ensure our state has effective tools to fight this pandemic. We repealed the final anti-abortion law on the books in Illinois. We provided...

Speaker Welch Congratulates Leader Flowers on ACS Award

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch is recognizing deputy majority leader, State Representative Mary Flowers, for receiving the National Distinguished Advocacy Award from the American Cancer Society Action Network. “Leader Flowers is the...

Speaker Welch Celebrates Success of First Open House Job Fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch is excited to announce that more than 500 resumes were collected at the first ever Open House Job Fair held at the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday. Multiple applications were submitted for each of the open...