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Saturday, February 26, 2022
Game Over for Pritzker’s School Mask Mandate

The Illinois Supreme Court has declined to hear Governor Pritzker’s appeal to keep his school mask mandate in place. The mask mandate will officially be lifted on Monday. Read more here.


Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Rep. Halbrook Brings Traveling Office Hours to Cowden

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Follow Along With This Week’s Legislative Session

The House is back in session today starting at noon. We are scheduled to be in Springfield for the rest of the week as we approach the committee deadline for…


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Rep. Halbrook Responds to Ruling in Favor of Parents and Students

“Politicians and schools should not have indefinite authorization to cover a child’s face or exclude them from classes. Enough is enough.” Last Friday, a Springfield judge ruled in favor of…


Thursday, February 3, 2022
Celebrate/Learn About Black History Month in Illinois

Looking for more ways to celebrate Black History Month across our state? Enjoy Illinois has created a list of local artisans, exhibits, events, and even a road trip itinerary to learn more…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep Brad Halbrook Responds to Pritzker SOTS / Budget Address

This afternoon, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker gave his annual State of the State / Budget Address. State Representative Brad Halbrook issued the following statement in response: It is fitting that…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Watch the Governor’s Budget Address Live

Governor Pritzker will deliver his annual budget address today at noon. You can watch the address live here.


Friday, January 28, 2022
Follow Along With Today’s Hearing into DCFS Failures

Since the beginning of the New Year House Republicans have been demanding hearings to investigate failures at DCFS that have endangered children and resulted in the Director being found in…


Thursday, January 27, 2022
#WeRemember

On this day 77 years ago, the Soviet army opened the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland liberating thousands of prisoners. Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we pay tribute…


Tuesday, January 25, 2022
State Rep. Brad Halbrook Brings Traveling Office Hours to Savoy

State Representative Brad Halbrook invites residents in the Savoy area to meet him or his staff at the Robert C. McCleary Municipal Center on January 31 to discuss state issues…