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Welch reflects on first year as House speaker

Cites energy bill, redistricting as major accomplishments

Posted on January 12, 2022

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One year after being named speaker of the Illinois House, Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch says he is proud of the accomplishments he and his colleagues achieved and he looks forward to building on that record.

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