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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Murphy Joins Federal and State Lawmakers to Demand Accountability and Action to Preserve Integrity of Illinois Elections

With early and absentee voting set to start on February 6, U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville), and Illinois State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield), Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville), Mike Murphy (R-Springfield), Dan…


Friday, January 17, 2020
Op-Ed: Great to See Growing Support to End Legislator Pay Loophole

At the start of the spring session in January of 2019, I filed House Bill 818. It was the second bill I filed as a State Representative. I didn’t think…


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Video: Murphy, House Republicans Point to Task Force Failure, Pledge to Continue Pushing for Property Tax Relief

House Republicans held a press conference in Springfield on January 14 and denounced the process and results of the recent Property Tax Relief Task Force.


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Murphy, House Republicans Continue to Push for Property Tax Relief, Despite Democrat-Controlled Task Force Failure

Illinois House Republicans will continue to fight this spring for property tax relief families need and deserve, despite the latest Democrat-controlled task force’s failure to deliver. Today at a Capitol…


Monday, January 13, 2020
Empower Illinois 2020-2021 Scholarships Available January 15

Empower Illinois is a statewide Scholarship Granting Organization created in 2017 to serve Illinois children through the state’s Invest in Kids tax credit scholarship program. The scholarships provide parents a…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Year, New Laws – new state laws to know in 2020

On January 1, more than 200 new laws, or updates to existing laws, will go into effect in Illinois. Among them are laws that provide additional protections for victims of…


Thursday, December 12, 2019
Murphy Welcomes Leadership Springfield at Capitol

On December 5, State Representative Mike Murphy welcomed participants of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s (GSCC) Leadership Springfield training program to the Capitol. Leadership Springfield is a 14 week…


Thursday, November 21, 2019
Ethics Survey 2019

Illinois continues to be ranked one of the most corrupt states in the country and Chicago is the most corrupt city in the nation, but Democrats in state government continue…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Murphy Frustrated by Lack of Substance to Ethics Reform Votes

Against the backdrop of public corruption scandals plaguing Illinois government, the Illinois House passed two pieces of legislation to address the state’s insufficient ethics laws – House Joint Resolution 93…


Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Video: Murphy, House Republicans Push for Ethics Reforms in Final Week of Veto Session