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Monday, January 25, 2021
Rep. Welter appointed to House GOP Leadership Team

State Rep. David Allen Welter, R-Morris, has been appointed House Republican Conference Chairperson for the 102nd General Assembly. At age 29, Welter joins Rep. Avery Bourne R-Morrisonville, as the youngest…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Welter to focus on emerging from pandemic, economic opportunity for families & students as he begins new term

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, was sworn in for his third full term on Wednesday, joining all 118 members of the Illinois House of Representatives for the inauguration of…


Monday, January 11, 2021
Rep. Welter statement on resignation of IDVA Director Chapa LaVia

State Representative David Allen Welter (R-Morris) issued the following statement today on the resignation of Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Director Linda Chapa LaVia: “Director Chapa LaVia’s resignation was a…


Sunday, January 10, 2021
Sign the Petition: Support our Police

The General Assembly is considering a sweeping police and criminal justice reform bill that will severely hamper the ability of police to do their jobs and make our communities less…


Thursday, January 7, 2021
Rep. Welter statement on anti-police legislation

State Representative David Allen Welter (R-Morris) issued the following statement today in opposition to a newly proposed package of legislation expected to be considered during the lame duck legislative session…


Thursday, December 10, 2020
Petition: Reject Madigan’s Tax Increase

Last month, voters resoundingly rejected Governor JB Pritzker’s referendum for a massive Democratic tax increase. Just a little over 30 days later, Mike Madigan ignored the will of the voters by promising House Democrats…


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…