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Monday, November 30, 2020
Welter, Illinois House GOP Demand House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hold Hearings on LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak

Illinois House Republican members State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma), State Representative David Welter (R-Morris), and State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted a Zoom press conference on Monday to address the…


Thursday, October 15, 2020
Rep. Welter tests positive for COVID-19

State Representative David Allen Welter (R-Morris) issued the following statement today after testing positive for COVID-19: “I want to let my constituents know that I tested positive for COVID-19 last…


Thursday, September 17, 2020
Rep. Welter receives “Friend of Agriculture” Award

Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) is honored to accept the “Friend of Agriculture” award from the Illinois Farm Bureau. Farmers and farm families are the backbone of Illinois’ agricultural economy. Rep….


Thursday, August 27, 2020
Rep. Welter reaction to Exelon announcement regarding future of Dresden Station

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement today in response to Exelon’s announcement that the company plans to retire Dresden Station by November 2021: “I have been…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Emergency Rental Assistance available through IHDA

Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) open today. For those unable to pay rent due to COVID-19, visit era.ihda.org to check eligibility for the program.


Friday, July 24, 2020
Rep. Welter, Coroner Callahan and Morris Police to host drive-through Prescription Rx Drop Off on August 4

State Representative David Allen Welter (R-Morris) and Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan are hosting a free, drive-through prescription drug drop off event with the Morris Police Department on Tuesday,…


Monday, July 20, 2020
Rep. Welter, Rep. Wheeler call for investigation on cost to ratepayers of ComEd bribery scandal

State Representatives David Allen Welter (R-Morris) and Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) are calling for a joint hearing of the House Public Utilities and Energy & Environment Committees to investigate the lobbying…


Friday, July 17, 2020
Rep. Welter calls on Speaker Madigan to resign amid ComEd bribery scandal

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois filed bribery charges in federal court against ComEd on…


Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Grundy/Kendall Counties placed in new region in Restore Illinois plan

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement today after Governor JB Pritzker announced actions to combat the resurgence of COVID-19 in Illinois, including the creation of new…


Friday, July 10, 2020
Rep. Welter’s 2020 Legislative Review

The first half of 2020 is in the books. While this year’s spring legislative session was cut short by COVID-19, key action was taken on a wide range of issues…