Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

(D-Hillside)
7th District
Rep Emanuel Chris Welch

 

Springfield Office:
249-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8120

District Office:
10055 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Suite E
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 450-1000
(708) 450-1104 FAX
Biography
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.
Welch Passes Legislation Aimed at Increasing Corporate Board Diversity

Welch Passes Legislation Aimed at Increasing Corporate Board Diversity

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.

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

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.

Welch Statement on Pipeline Health

Welch Statement on Pipeline Health

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement in response to the recent statement made by Pipeline Health:

Willis, Welch Bill to Make Hospital Closure Harder Passes House

Willis, Welch Bill to Make Hospital Closure Harder Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Reps. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, and Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, are continuing their push to keep Westlake Hospital open by passing legislation that makes it harder for wealthy health management companies to purchase local hospitals and then close down to pad profits.

Willis, Welch Bill to Make Hospital Closure Harder Passes House

Willis, Welch Bill to Make Hospital Closure Harder Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Reps. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, and Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, are continuing their push to keep Westlake Hospital open by passing legislation that makes it harder for wealthy health management companies to purchase local hospitals and then close down to pad profits.

Welch Spearheads Proposal to Crack Down on Predatory Loans

Welch Spearheads Proposal to Crack Down on Predatory Loans

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to protect consumers from predatory loans that target low-income communities, State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, has introduced legislation that puts restrictions on extreme auto loan title lending practices.