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, called on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure that Black-owned businesses receive truly equitable ownership opportunities in the growing cannabis industry in Illinois.
Welch Joins Castro and Advocates to Launch Proposal Demanding Increased Corporate Diversity at Big Banks
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is joining state Sen. Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, and Otis Monroe, Chief Executive Officer of the Monroe Foundation to announce new legislation that requires financial institutions doing business with the state of Illinois to meet minimum corporate diversity standards at a press conference scheduled for Thursday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the Thompson Center.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – In an effort to bring quality care and housing for seniors and create jobs and economic development to our community, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is calling on Governor JB Pritzker to help streamline the process to allow for the opening of a new senior care facility in Maywood.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – As the nation continues to come to grips with the tragic death of George Floyd and engage in an ongoing discussion on racial inequity, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is asking local residents for their ideas to bolster police accountability and new reforms that will lift up communities of color.
HILLSIDE, Ill. –State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement after the conclusion of a special legislative session to provide critical services and resources for families facing the COVID-19 pandemic:
HILLSIDE, Ill. – In an effort to save lives and continue to flatten the curve, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is updating residents and encouraging them to adhere to the stay at home order that was recently extended by Gov. J.B. Pritzker to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Welch Calls on Big Banks to Fairly Distribute Emergency Payroll Loans to Minority-Owned Small Businesses
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is calling on big banks like Chase Bank and
Bank of America to end restrictive implementation of the newly created federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that aims to offer payroll assistance to small businesses facing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is inviting residents to join a parade of cars that will drive past and beep their horns in support of construction workers who have been working around the clock to reopen Westlake Hospital and bring a vital COVID-19 treatment center to our community.
WESTCHESTER, Ill. – To help provide additional medical services during the spread of COVID-19, State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is calling on Gov. Pritzker to reopen Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Budget address: