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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Statement from State Rep. David Welter on Today’s House Veteran Affairs Committee Hearing into the Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home

State Representative David Welter (R-Morris) released the following statement after today’s House Veteran Affairs Committee hearing on the deadly Covid-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home: “Governor Pritzker gave false…


Monday, May 10, 2021
Rep. Welter visits LaSalle, proposes action on outbreak response

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks outside the LaSalle Veterans Home to introduce new legislation he filed today, HB 4077, that would require the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and…


Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Rep. Welter urges bipartisan action to protect Illinois veterans

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) calls for legislative hearings to protect veterans in the state’s care in the wake of the acting inspector general’s report on the multitude of failures…


Friday, April 16, 2021
Rep. Welter’s Domestic Violence Task Force approved by Illinois House

VIDEO: State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks during House Floor debate on HB 3317, his legislation creating a Domestic Violence Task Force. Specifically, the task force would seek to accomplish…


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Rep. Welter calls out House Democrats for lack of action on ethics reform

VIDEO: State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks about the need to strengthen state ethics laws and House Democrats’ failure to act during a press conference at the State Capitol in…


Thursday, April 1, 2021
Secretary of State extends expiration dates to August 1

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has extended the expiration dates of driver licenses and ID cards until August 1, 2021, in a bid to reduce the number of people coming into…


Friday, March 19, 2021
Representatives Welter and Marron Host Virtual Joint Town Hall

State Representatives David Welter (R-Morris) and Mike Marron (R-Fithian) are set to host a virtual Town Hall this Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 2:30 P.M. Representatives Welter and Marron are…


Monday, March 1, 2021
Rezin, Welter announce legislation amid failure by Pritzker Administration to implement recommendations from Quincy Legionnaires’ Disease Audit

Failure led to fatal delays at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) and State Representative David Welter (R-Morris) announced legislation today that would finally implement key recommendations…


Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Leading Voices: Rep. David Welter

Rep. David Welter talks about his legislation to protect Illinois Veterans in the Leading Voices podcast.  He points to the lack of action taken by the Pritzker Administration that resulted…


Thursday, February 4, 2021
House Republicans, Victims’ Advocates Concerned by Consequences of HB 3653

State Representatives David Welter (R-Morris), Mike Marron (R-Fithian) and Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich) were joined by Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy, as well as domestic violence survivor and victims’…