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Monday, August 2, 2021
Welter, Rezin, Stewart & Demmer call for swift action to preserve Illinois’ energy infrastructure, including Dresden and Byron plants

Deputy Senate Republican Leader Sue Rezin (R-Morris) and State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) along with Deputy House Republican Leader Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), and House Republican Conference Chair Leader David Welter…


Monday, July 19, 2021
Rep. Welter’s Office to hold Traveling Office Hours in Newark

Local residents with questions or concerns on state issues, seeking assistance from a state agency, or interested in sharing ideas for new legislation are invited to attend Traveling Office Hours…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Rep. Welter gives update on progress to save Illinois’ nuclear fleet

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks at a Capitol press conference Wednesday on the prospects of completing a deal on a comprehensive energy bill in the near future that includes…


Friday, May 28, 2021
Rep. Welter statement on redistricting

State Rep. David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives voted along party lines Friday evening to approve House Bill 2777 creating new legislative…


Friday, May 28, 2021
Rep. Welter speaks at rally in support of Illinois nuclear jobs

State Rep. David Welter (R-Morris) speaks at a rally in support of Illinois’ nuclear energy jobs held outside the State Capitol in Springfield. Dresden Station in Grundy County is among…


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…