Gov. Pritzker Signs Rep. Welch’s Corporate Diversity Bill

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs HB 3394 as the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (standing to the immediate right of Pritzker) looks on during a signing ceremony on Tuesday in Chicago.| @RepChrisWelch/Twitter

Public corporations with headquarters in Illinois will soon have to file public disclosures about the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of their boards of directors.

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Senate Now Debating Rep. Welch’s Corporate Board Diversity Bill

Friday, May 10, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

SPRINGFIELD – A bill that would require Illinois-headquartered corporations to include women and minorities on their boards of directors is now being considered in the Senate, where a committee chairwoman on Thursday suggested changes could be applied.

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