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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Rep. Murphy to Host Second Traveling Shred Truck on Aug. 10th

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is collaborating with Affordable Shred to host a second paper shredding event that will travel to different communities around the 99th House District. Shred events…


Thursday, August 1, 2019
Rep. Murphy Named to Task Force to Create Health Care Savings

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) has been appointed to serve on the State Sponsored Health Clinic Task Force. The task force, which was created through the passage of Murphy’s House…


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Rep. Murphy to Host Free Traveling Shred Truck Series for Local Residents

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is collaborating with Affordable Shred to host a series of paper shredding events that will travel to different communities around the 99th House District. Shred events…


Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Rep. Murphy to Serve on Property Tax Relief Task Force

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) has been appointed to serve on the newly created Property Tax Relief Task Force responsible for proposing solutions to achieve property tax relief for Illinois…


Tuesday, July 2, 2019
New Laws Since July 1

As July 1 was the first day of the new fiscal year, several new laws went into effect. The biggest law to go into effect was the 2020 budget, as…


Monday, July 1, 2019
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Backpack Drive

Starting today and continuing through the month of July, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) is hosting their 5th annual backpack drive to benefit the students of District 186….


Saturday, June 29, 2019
Rep. Murphy Named Legislator of Year for Fire Protection Advocacy

Today, State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) was honored by the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts (IAFPD) as the 2019 Legislator of the Year. IAFPD is the primary advocacy group…


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Rep. Murphy: Capital Package will make our roads safer, help attract jobs

Much-needed roadwork projects are underway throughout the 99th District. Representative Murphy recently joined other area Representatives Tim Butler and Avery Bourne to check on repair work in progress along Old…


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Rep. Murphy learns CPR, addresses Class about his personal life-changing experiences

Rep. Murphy this week took part in a potentially-lifesaving class on how to administer CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver. The class was for members and staff of the General Assembly….


Saturday, June 1, 2019
Rep. Murphy Supports Critically Needed Capital Infrastructure Package

Springfield…On the final night of the  101st General Assembly’s spring legislative session State Representative Mike Murphy helped pass a series of bills to address Illinois’ growing  backlog of road bridge…