Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Halbrook: Childcare Facilities Can Soon Reopen

Child care facilities closed by the Governor’s executive orders may reopen as early as the end of this month, State Representative Brad Halbrook said today. Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) said that thanks…

Friday, May 22, 2020
Halbrook, House Republican legislators form new legislative group to advance reform agenda

The lack of meaningful action to address the state’s financial woes has prompted a group of legislators to create the Illinois Taxpayer Freedom Caucus that will operate within the House…

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Emergency rule repealed but more rules could be on the way

The Governor today rescinded his emergency rule that would have slapped criminal charges on anyone violating the Governor’s stay at home orders, but State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) says there…

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…