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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Rep. Murphy Bill Creates Incentive to Spur Small Business Growth

SPRINGFIELD – Legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) seeks to address the exodus of families and businesses from Illinois by creating a tax incentive for small businesses to…


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sign the petition: Urge Gov. Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Friday, February 21, 2020
Murphy’s Capitol Report: Budget Address, Legislation & More

Governor’s Budget Address This week the Governor presented his FY 2021 budget proposal before a joint session of the General Assembly. Last year I supported a bipartisan, balanced budget that…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Murphy Says Structural Reform Needed after Gov.’s Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD – Today, Governor JB Pritzker gave his Budget Address to a joint session of the 101st General Assembly. State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) released the following statement in response:…


Friday, February 14, 2020
Murphy Files Legislation for Spring Session

Over the last few weeks I have been busy finalizing legislation that I intend to pursue in the coming months that I believe will have a positive effect on the…


Monday, February 10, 2020
Advocacy Groups Sue State Police Over FOID Card Backlog

The lawsuit by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) and the Second Amendment Foundation was filed on Monday, February 3. Many gun owners have noticed that the State Police is getting slower…


Friday, February 7, 2020
Miss the College Admissions & Financial Aid Seminar? Get the Presentation

If you were unable to the College Admissions & Financial Aid Seminar on February 4 or attended and want to review the presentation, the complete presentation may be downloaded below:


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Murphy, IL House Honor the Passing of Frank and Cinda Edwards

Yesterday State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) led the Illinois House in remarks as it paused proceedings to honor the passing of Frank and Cinda Edwards, as well as John Evans,…


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Video: Rep. Murphy Leads IL House in Remembrance of Frank and Cinda Edwards

As the Illinois House paused proceedings to honor the passing of Frank and Cinda Edwards, as well as John Evans, Rep. Mike Murphy reflected on the outstanding public service of…


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Op-Ed: It’s Time Governor, Let’s End the “Scourge” of Corruption

January 2020 marked my first anniversary as a State Representative, and I think it goes without saying that serving in the Illinois legislature has been an interesting experience so far….