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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Christian County Ag Fair Celebrates Centennial Anniversary with Visit to the Capitol, Congratulatory Resolution

State Representative Brad Halbrook and his House colleagues today welcomed Representatives from the Christian County Agricultural Fair to celebrate the fair’s landmark 100th Anniversary. “A centennial anniversary is an amazing…


Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Halbrook Announces Legislative Prayer Caucus Breakfast

Rep. Halbrook today took to the House floor to remind members about the upcoming National Day of Prayer, and to announce the Legislative Prayer Caucus’s 2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast coming…


Monday, April 29, 2024
Shop Small to Support Local Small Businesses!

Happy National Small Business Week to the entrepreneurs who power our economy. Remember to shop local this week and show your support for small businesses in Illinois!


Thursday, March 28, 2024
Prayers for Rockford

Our hearts go out to the loved ones of those killed in the heinous stabbing attacks in Rockford yesterday and to all those impacted by this senseless violence. Please keep…


Tuesday, March 26, 2024
More Pritzker Preschool Funding Details

Halbrook Commentary on Early Childhood and Daycare Spending in Illinois Dated: 3/23/24 Policymakers looking to end systemic problems such as crime, poverty, and joblessness have over the years focused on…


Monday, January 22, 2024
Pritzker Uses Emergency Orders to Bypass Lawmakers on Migrant Spending

The Governor continues to spend taxpayer money on migrants without any input from lawmakers.


Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Illinois Exodus Continued in 2023

Illinois will continue to lose residents unless we make major policy changes. If we make our state more affordable, more business-friendly, and a safe place to call home, we can…


Monday, November 13, 2023
On New Gun Registration Law, Questions Still Outnumber Answers

On the final day of the veto session, Rep. Halbrook took to the House Floor to stress to his Democrat colleagues that with the enforcement date for their new gun…


Thursday, November 2, 2023
Rep. Halbrook Presses for Gun Registration Answers

With legal challenges ongoing to Democrats’ new firearms ban and registration law, State Representative Brad Halbrook today pressed for answers to crucial questions on behalf of gun owners. The Illinois…


Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Halbrook Sponsors Bill to End Illinois’ Sanctuary State Humanitarian Crisis

 Due to the TRUST Act, which was enacted in 2017, Illinois has become a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. Law enforcement agencies are prohibited from cooperating with federal immigration authorities to…