IASB Legislative Report 101-27
Date PostedJanuary 14, 2021
LEGISLATURE COMPLETES BUSINESS, MOVES FORWARD
Illinois’ 101st General Assembly adjourned and gave way to the new 102nd General Assembly. An era came to a close as the House of Representatives elected Emmanuel “Chris” Welch Speaker of the House, replacing Michael Madigan, who had served as House Speaker for nearly 40 years. Welch previously served on his local school board, Proviso Township High School District 209 and is the first African-American to serve as Speaker of the House in Illinois.
Read more about the dramatic mini-session in the full IASB Legislative Report 101-27.