Sunday, July 7, 2024
Farmers Market Coupon Book Available for Income-Eligible Seniors

Farmers Market season is here! The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), administered jointly by the Illinois Department on Aging and Illinois Department of Human Services, offers income-eligible older adults…

Saturday, July 6, 2024
Happy Birthday to the Illinois State Flag!

On this day in 1915, Illinois adopted its first official state flag!

Thursday, July 4, 2024
Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July! Since this day in 1776, America has been a beacon of freedom, liberty, and hope across the globe.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Supreme Court Won’t Immediately Hear Challenges to Illinois Firearms Ban

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear a set of challenges to Illinois Democrats’ firearms ban for now. Here’s what you should know.

Monday, July 1, 2024
Halbrook Helps Honor Ed Ballard at Dudley Smith Farm Field Day

Rep. Halbrook recently joined-in the program for the 2024 Dudley Smith Farm Field Day at the Dudley Smith Initiative Farm in Christian County. The farm is a 228-acre research site…

Friday, June 28, 2024
Happy Anniversary Graphic Packaging International in Shelbyville!

Rep. Halbrook was proud to join Shelbyville Mayor Jeff Johnson, Plant Manager John McLeod, Shelbyville Business Developer Robert Johnston, and State Senator Steve McClure for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Graphic…

Thursday, June 27, 2024
AI in Agriculture

AI is making its mark on many industries, including Illinois agriculture.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Illinois Crop Update

Here’s the latest on Illinois crops. As our farmers continue to work throughout the summer, remember to keep an eye out for large equipment on the roadways and give them…

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Another Week, Another Prison Sentence for Corruption

Former Chicago Alderman Ed Burke was sentenced to two years in prison and a $2 million fine this week in his corruption case. Unfortunately, Burke may be allowed to pay…

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Stay Safe in the Hot Weather!

High temperatures are expected across Illinois for the rest of the week. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to stay safe in extreme heat: ☀ Stay out of…