Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch
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.
Greg Harris embodies public service and throughout his fifteen year career, he has been a passionate advocate for what’s fair and just.
“I want to congratulate everyone who had a hand in this incredibly successful and historical veto session.”
“Repealing the Parental Notification Act has been a priority of mine for many years and I am incredibly proud to see it cross the finish line tonight…”
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.
House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch is pleased to welcome the WNBA Champion Chicago Sky basketball team to the House of Representatives on Tuesday October, 26.
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 positions and interviews are in the process of being scheduled.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Office of Illinois House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch invites jobseekers and those looking to network to the first ever Open House Job Fair at the Illinois State Capitol. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 12 beginning at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
“I am deeply saddened to learn about the passing of an Illinois hero yesterday. State Trooper Gerald Mason lived a dedicated life of service and I want to extend my condolences and prayers to his family, as well as the Illinois State Police and the broader law enforcement community, as we grieve this heartbreaking loss.”
“With the Senate’s passage of this comprehensive energy proposal, the Illinois legislature has positioned our state as a national leader for clean energy policies,” said House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch.
“What the House has accomplished tonight is monumental and life changing for the future generations of Illinois," said House Speaker Emanuel "Chris" Welch. "With the passage of this comprehensive energy proposal, Illinois is on the path to a greener future that...