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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…


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…