Rep. 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.
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.
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:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Survivors of sexual assault who are wanted for non-violent, low-level offenses will be able to come forward without fear of law enforcement under new legislation backed by state Rep. Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch, D-Hillside.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – To help prepare local families for the upcoming school year, state Rep. Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch, D-Hillside, is partnering with local organizations to offer a free Back to School Health Fair.
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.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, continued his efforts to help local job seekers gain employment by hosting his annual job fair last week at the Proviso Math and Science Academy in Forest Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, led and championed numerous reforms this spring to improve equity and local schools in Illinois.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, passed legislation last week, House Bill 3394, requiring corporations based in Illinois to report the racial and gender make up of their board of directors to the Secretary of State’s office and requires the University of Illinois to study the data and make recommendations to improve representation of women and minorities. Additionally, Welch’s legislation would require the University of Illinois to publish an individualized rating for each corporation’s efforts to increase diversity on their boards.
MELROSE PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside and state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, are applauding a recent court ruling requiring Westlake Hospital to remain open until the judicial system can fully consider the critical services Westlake provides and review the Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s (HFSRB) recent decision regarding the future of the facility.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement in response to the Health Facilities and Services Review Board (HFSRB) decision to allow the closure of Westlake Hospital to move forward: