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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

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Murphy, House Republicans Call for Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

Amidst the ever-widening series of federal public corruption investigations entangling all levels of Illinois government, State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) joined House Republican colleagues to call for action on a…


Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Rep. Murphy Pushes Bill to Curb Legislator Pay Loophole

As all layers of Illinois government continue to be rocked by federal corruption investigations, State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is pushing a measure to reform legislator pay. That measure, House…


Monday, November 4, 2019
Murphy Joins Effort to Promote Infant Safe Sleep Awareness

Last week, State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) joined officials at the Sangamon County Public Health offices for a press conference to promote infant safe sleep awareness. While October was officially…


Thursday, October 31, 2019
Rep. Murphy Resolution Sets Nov. 1 as Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Yesterday, the Illinois Senate followed the lead of the Illinois House by adopting House Joint Resolution 15. HJR 15, filed by State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield), declares November 1, 2019…


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Rep. Murphy, House Honor Passing of Former Sangamon Co. Sheriff Wes Barr

This week, the Illinois House of Representatives paused during floor proceedings for the presentation of House Resolution 543. HR 543, filed by State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) with State Representative…


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Video: Reps. Murphy, Butler Honor Passing of former Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr

The House paused proceedings this week to mourn the passing of former Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr. House Resolution 543, filed by Rep. Murphy with Rep. Butler serving as the…


Thursday, October 24, 2019
Rep. Murphy Advocacy Prompts $250 Million Investment in 99th District Transportation Infrastructure

On Monday, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced its Multi-Year Improvement Program (MYP) for transportation infrastructure projects for fiscal years 2020-2025. The projects are part of the new “Rebuild…