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Friday, May 4, 2018
Rep. Halbrook Welcomes Philo Troop 2119 on Their Visit to State Capitol for ‘Girl Scout Day’

Pictured (l-r) in the Illinois House Chamber Gallery are Rep. Brad Halbrook, Troop 2119 members Abigayl Ray, Kiersten Reasor, and Hayleigh Clemmons and Troop Leader Andrea Ray of Philo. (Not…


Thursday, May 3, 2018
Rep. Halbrook Bill Corrects ‘Open Meetings Act:’ Notices Apply to Special Meetings; Courts Could Nullify Actions

State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) reported that his legislation to clarify the ‘Open Meetings Act’ has passed the House. The changes include special meetings and emergency meetings of public boards…


Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Central Illinois Pharmacists Testify in Illinois House

Pictured (l-r) State Senator Chapin Rose, Trent Moore, David Falk, Cindi Reed, and State Rep. Brad Halbrook. Thank you to the pharmacists who traveled to the State Capitol recently to…


Wednesday, May 2, 2018
British Consul General Addresses Illinois House

British Consul General John Saville with Rep. Brad Halbrook on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. John Saville was appointed Her Majesty’s Consul General for Chicago in November…


Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Veterans’ Task Force submits final report to Governor and General Assembly

Task Force recommends building state-of-the art facility at Quincy Veterans Home    SPRINGFIELD (May 1, 2018) – The Combined Veterans’ Capital Needs Task Force, created by Governor Bruce Rauner to analyze…


Thursday, April 26, 2018
Rep. Halbrook Twins Placement Bill Passes House

Pictured are Margie Carter of Tuscola and State Rep. Brad Halbrook testifying at the Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee. State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) passed his…


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Carle Foundation Hospital Rated “A” for Patient Safety 5 Consecutive Years

Thirty-seven Illinois hospitals got the highest grade for patient safety in the latest Leapfrog Group assessment. Leapfrog, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, grades acute-care hospitals across the country twice annually on…


Monday, April 23, 2018
Halbrook Passes Three Bills in House Committees: One Moves to the Senate for Consideration

Rep. Brad Halbrook debates his legislation in the Illinois House. State Representative Brad Halbrook announced that three of his bills have been heard in committees this past week and one…


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Rep. Halbrook Welcomes Illinois Health and Hospital Association Members to State Capitol

Rep. Halbrook met with (l-r) Abby Radcliffe, Director of Small and Rural Hospital Constituency Section at the Illinois Health and Hospital Association,  Aaron Puchbauer, President/CEO HSHS Good Shepherd Hoispital, and…


Monday, April 16, 2018
Leader Durkin, House Republicans Outraged By Democrats Playing Politics With Public Safety

  SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) is outraged that very important pieces of public safety legislation were not advanced out of the House Judiciary-Criminal committee…