Posts Tagged “State Representative”

Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

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Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders Leaders of the 22nd Illinois House District voted to name longtime district resident Edward Kodatt as the successor to fill the seat held since 1971 by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. The vote reflects the will of the district’s voters and community leaders and…

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

Mike Madigan does get to select his successor The decision on who should succeed #MichaelJMadigan in the #22ndDistrict belongs to the voters, not to the news media media pundits nor to the loudmouthed revolutionaries and activists. The right way to fill the vacancy when Madigan resigned from the Illinois House is to allow the #Democrat…

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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, a career attorney and certified administrative hearing officer, will lead the Qualifications Challenge Committee tasked with evaluating complaints against the appointment process of state Rep. Eva Dina Delgado. Welch released the following statement Tuesday: “As a practicing attorney for more than 20 years and…

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House…

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Welch Statement on Student Athlete Endorsement Act

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Welch Statement on Student Athlete Endorsement Act

Welch Statement on Student Athlete Endorsement Act State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, issued the following statement Wednesday after the Legislature adjourned the fall legislative session without the Senate passing House Bill 3904, the Student Athlete Endorsement Act: “I’m very disappointed that we were not able to get this reform that brings equity and fairness…

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic Emphasizing that we have to do everything that we can to save lives during the epidemic of deaths from overdoses, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation to make sure that those who have suffered an overdose have the antidote medicine…

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Hurley Holds Business Attire Clothing Drive to Benefit Local Non-profit

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Hurley Holds Business Attire Clothing Drive to Benefit Local Non-profit

Hurley Holds Business Attire Clothing Drive to Benefit Local Non-profit State Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is holding her 6th Annual Business Attire Clothing Drive this year for young adults from November 29 to December 14. Hurley is encouraging residents in the community to donate new and gently used business clothing attire to benefit the Mercy…

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Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary

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Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary

Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary With July marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of Special Olympics, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, a board member of Special Olympics Illinois, is highlighting the organization’s legacy and commitment to transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. “Special Olympics brings athletes of all ages and abilities…

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Welch bill aims to guarantee Need-Based Higher Education grants for four years

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Welch bill aims to guarantee Need-Based Higher Education grants for four years

Welch bill aims to guarantee Need-Based Higher Education grants for four years To encourage more Illinois students to attend in-state colleges and universities, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, was the chief sponsor of legislation that stabilizes Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants and makes it easier for students to receive the grant for all four…

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Cindy Masover Announces Run for 58th House Seat

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Cindy Masover Announces Run for 58th House Seat

Cindy Masover Announces Run for 58th House Seat Cindy Masover has announced she will run for State Representative of the 58th District. An attorney, small business owner, and mother of two daughters from Highland Park, Cindy is uniquely positioned to represent the 58th District. “I have decided to run for State Representative to be an…

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