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Monday, May 9, 2022
Rep. Welter to Host Kids’ Fishing Derby at Loon Big Lake on Saturday, May 21st

Children of all ages are invited to participate in State Rep. David Welter’s Fishing Derby with the Illinois Conservation Police and T.E.A.C.H. Outdoors to be held at Silver Springs State…


Thursday, May 5, 2022
Rep. Welter statement on Auditor General’s findings of Pritzker Administration response to deadly COVID outbreak at LaSalle Veterans Home

Illinois House Republican Conference Chair Rep. David Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement today in reaction to the Auditor General’s findings on the Pritzker Administration’s response to the deadly COVID-19…


Saturday, April 9, 2022
Rep. Welter statement on passage of state budget and temporary tax relief package

Illinois House Republican Conference Chair Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) issued the following statement today after the Illinois House of Representatives passed the FY23 state budget and voted 110-0-4 to approve…


Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Rep. Welter to host Blood Drive in Morris on April 21

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Versiti Blood Center of Illinois from 1:00pm – 6:00pm on Thursday, April 21st at…


Thursday, March 24, 2022
Rep. Welter Statement Regarding House Vote to Shortchange Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Debt

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, released this statement following the passage of SB 2803 regarding the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund debt: “Today, the Democrat supermajority had a choice:…


Monday, March 21, 2022
Rep. Welter to Host Blood Drive in Yorkville on April 13

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Versiti Blood Center of Illinois from 1:00pm – 6:00pm on Wednesday, April 13th at…


Thursday, March 17, 2022
Rep. Welter calls for immediate action to protect children in state care

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks at a Capitol press conference on the Governor’s lack of accountability amid the ongoing failures at the Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)…


Thursday, March 10, 2022
Rep. Welter celebrates the life of Megan Bugg

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) mourns the passing of Megan Bugg of Coal City, a tireless advocate for childhood cancer funding and research who lost her own battle with cancer…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Welter statement on indictment of Speaker Madigan

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced an indictment of former House Speaker Michael J….


Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Rep. Welter joins local police & fire agencies urging IDOT to fund emergency access ramp to I-80 from Ashton Road

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) has sent a letter to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) urging the Department to allocate funding to construct an emergency access entrance connecting Ashton…