Friday, March 29, 2024
Honor our Vietnam War Veterans

Vietnam War Veterans Day pays tribute to the 2.7 million Americans who served in the Vietnam War. Thank you to all of the veterans of the Vietnam War for your…

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, March 25, 2024
Pritzker Requests $30,000 per child for Preschool in FY25

State Representative Brad Halbrook questioned the Governor’s staff about the high cost of state-funded preschool and daycare at the Appropriations General Services Committee on Wednesday. Governor Pritzker plans to fund…

Thursday, March 21, 2024
National Farm Rescuer Day

National Farm Rescuer Day is dedicated to the farmers who help those in need. Whether it be through natural disaster, sickness, or injury, Farm Rescuers support their fellow farmers in…

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Make Your Voice Heard!

Today is Primary Election Day in Illinois. Voters will not only have an opportunity to weigh in on presidential nominees and their delegates but will also get an opportunity to…

Monday, March 18, 2024
Celebrate National Agriculture Week!

National Agriculture Week is an opportunity to celebrate all the farmers, farmworkers, ranchers, fishers, foresters, and other agricultural workers for all they do to put food on our tables and…

Sunday, March 17, 2024
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Saint Patrick’s Day honors the foremost patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. Don’t forget to wear green to celebrate today!

Thursday, March 14, 2024
New Law Limiting Constitutional Challenges in Illinois Ruled “Unconstitutional”

A controversial law signed by Governor JB Pritzker that limits the ability of Illinoisans to file lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of laws to only Cook and Sangamon Counties was ruled…

Thursday, March 7, 2024
New Bills Fight Human Trafficking

Our open border has also opened the door to increased human trafficking across the country and right here in Illinois. House Republicans are fighting this epidemic head-on with a robust…