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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

The State of Illinois has launched a Coronavirus (COVID-19) response website, regularly updated with the latest news and resources for Illinois residents. There is a lot of information being shared…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Governor Pritzker issues Executive Order to close Illinois bars, restaurants for dine-in service through March 30

Dear Neighbor, As you are no doubt aware, Governor Pritzker announced on Sunday that all bars and restaurants will close to the public for dine-in service at 9 p.m. tonight,…


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Rep. Welter’s “Colton’s Task Force” on domestic violence unanimously approved by House Committee

The House Human Services Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation introduced and sponsored by State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, to establish “Colton’s Task Force” to combat domestic violence in…


Monday, February 24, 2020
Sign the Petition! Urge Governor Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rep. Welter responds to Governor’s Budget Address

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address delivered to a joint session of the General Assembly: “I am…


Friday, February 7, 2020
Property Taxes, Ethics Reform, Protecting Our Local Energy Jobs

The high cost of property taxes has been the number one issue local residents tell me is their top frustration with Illinois government. I was optimistic when I was appointed…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Rep. Welter reaction to State of the State

State Representative David Allen Welter, R-Morris, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s State of the State address delivered to a joint session of the General…


Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Rep. Welter calls for action on domestic violence legislation

Monday, January 27, 2020
Rep. Welter recognizes Illinois State Scholars at Morris High School

Seventeen members of the Morris Community High School Class of 2020 are among hundreds of teens across the state to be named as Illinois State Scholars. State Representative David Allen…


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Coal City awarded state grant for housing rehabilitation

State Representatives David Allen Welter, R-Morris and Lindsay Parkhurst, R-Kankakee, announced today the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)  awarded the Village of Coal City a total of…