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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Rep. Murphy Sponsors Resolution to Remove Madigan, Calls for Special Session

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is sponsoring a resolution filed today by House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) that will remove longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan from office. “The…


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Petition: End the Silence on Illinois Corruption

Silence is Corruption – Call to Action The stain of corruption plaguing Illinois must end. Governor Pritzker must convene a special session on ethics reform. Illinois House Republicans have proposed a…


Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Governor Issues New Guidance Restricting Youth Sports

The Governor has announced new guidance restricting youth and adult recreational organized sports in Illinois. This includes school-based sports such as those governed by the IHSA and IESA, travel clubs, private leagues,…


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Be a Hero, Give Blood on Aug. 5th

State Representatives Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) and Tim Butler(R-Springfield) are partnering with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center to sponsor a blood drive on Wednesday, August 5. To ensure the safety…


Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Reps. Butler & Murphy to Sponsor Community Blood Drive to Address Blood Shortage

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) are partnering with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center to sponsor a blood drive on Wednesday, August 5. To ensure the safety…


Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Extended to August 8

The popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been extended until August 8. The program has $130 billion to lend. PPP loans funds to small businesses based on 10 weeks worth of payroll…


Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Expired Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration Extended to Nov. 1

According to the Illinois Secretary of State, all driver’s licenses, ID cards, vehicle registration, restricted driving permits and monitoring device driving permits that are currently expired or set to expire by…


Thursday, June 25, 2020
Murphy’s Capitol Report: Phase 4, Small Biz & More

Appointed to economic recovery commission. I’ve said from the beginning that the General Assembly needs to be engaged and part of the decision making process as our state moves forward….


Wednesday, June 24, 2020
State Education Boards Release Guidelines for In-Person Learning

The state’s three education boards for K-12, higher education and community colleges have announced guidelines for Illinois schools and colleges to return to in-person instruction as the state advances to…


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Business Interruption Grants Program Launched

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is launching the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG) by providing $60 million to businesses experiencing losses or business interruption…