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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Rep. Halbrook Pushes Back Against Gov. Pritzker’s Emergency Order Overreach

Rep. Halbrook today joined House Republican colleagues in pushing back against Governor Pritzker’s continued overreach on coronavirus executive and emergency orders. Watch here.


Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Call to Action on Gov’s Emergency Order on Small Businesses

It will take a bi-partisan, supermajority vote in the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules tomorrow to block the Governor’s new rule making criminals of small business owners who need to…


Monday, May 18, 2020
Make Your Voice Heard on Gov’s Order Criminalizing Business Owners Reopening Early

The Governor’s new emergency order forces small business owners to choose between remaining closed and losing their livelihood, or reopening and possibly going to jail. But, the Joint Committee on…


Sunday, May 10, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day!

From my family to yours, have a Happy Mother’s Day!


Saturday, May 9, 2020
Unemployment Assistance Available for Self Employed (1099) Workers

Unemployment assistance is available for self-employed (1099) workers in our area! On Monday, May 11, self-employed individuals can apply for relief. From the Illinois Department of Employment Security: IDES Instructs…


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Reopen Illinois with local input

House Republicans have a plan to reopen Illinois county by county based on local input and criteria.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Help for those struggling with student loan debt

The federal CARES Act provided much-needed relief for those with federal student loans who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including automatic suspension of monthly payments and…


Friday, April 17, 2020
Illinois schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Governor J. B. Pritzker has announced that all Illinois schools will remain closed to in-person learning for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.


Friday, April 17, 2020
Help is available for residents needing assistance with bills during Coronavirus shutdown

Bill Deferment Programs Available to Illinoisans COVID-19, and the ensuing lockdown, has created a crisis in Illinois. This economic hardship caused by this virus is impacting employees and employers hard….


Friday, April 17, 2020
What are your suggestions for Reopening Illinois?

As we approach the end of our current Illinois “Shelter in Place Order”, Rep. Halbrook wants your input on steps and precautions for reopening Illinois and getting our families back…