Friday, February 24, 2017
First Page-for-a-Day from the 102nd District in Historic 100th General Assembly

I was happy to host the first “Page-for-a-Day” from our area this week, Elizabeth Hess, the morning personality for NewsTalk 1400 on WDWS-AM radio out of Champaign, IL. The “Page”…

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Rep. Halbrook Responds to Governor’s Third Budget Address: Let’s Grow More Jobs!

Springfield…Governor Bruce Rauner began his third budget address since taking office by quoting President Abraham Lincoln, said State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville). “The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and…

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Session Alert – Governor’s Budget Address

WATCH LIVE: Governor Rauner Delivers Budget Address Governor Bruce Rauner will deliver his annual Budget Address to a joint session of the 100th General Assembly in Springfield at Noon today….

Friday, February 10, 2017
Rep. Halbrook Establishes ‘Advisory Groups’ for Citizen Input on Key Areas of Interest

State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) announced today that he has established four advisory committees to involve local residents in the democratic process. “I believe that government closest to the people…

Monday, February 6, 2017
Rep. Halbrook Named Minority Spokesperson to House ‘Counties & Townships’ Committee

State Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) has been named to five committees in the Illinois House of Representatives for the 100th General Assembly. They include Cities & Villages, Counties & Townships,…

Monday, January 30, 2017
Rep. Halbrook Encouraged by Governor’s ‘State of the State’

Gov. Rauner on the Illinois House Floor. “I am encouraged by the governor’s speech and his continued determination to change the way we do business in this state to entice…

Friday, January 27, 2017
Governor Rauner Letter to all State Employees: “…we will work tirelessly on your behalf”

Dear Employees: By now you’ve heard the shocking news that Attorney General Lisa Madigan went into court late yesterday to petition a judge to halt state employee pay. It’s disappointing…

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Gov. Rauner Gives ‘State of the State’ Address Today: LISTEN LIVE

Today at 12:00 noon, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will deliver his third ‘State of the State’ address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly. You may watch or…

Monday, January 23, 2017
Small ray of hope for fairer school funding in Illinois

Arthur Grade School is one of the many schools in 102nd Districtthat could be impacted by a new school aid formula. (Exerpts from the Phil Kadner Opinion piece in the…

Monday, January 23, 2017
Watch bald eagles in their natural winter habitat here in Illinois

The fourth Saturday in January is designated as Eagle Day in Illinois Every winter, Illinois presents visitors with the opportunity to see more than 3,100 bald eagles in their natural…