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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Rep. Murphy Objects to Rule Threatening Small Businesses

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is objecting to a rule filed by Governor Pritzker’s administration that charges businesses with a Class A misdemeanor for individuals who do not comply with…


Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Rep. Murphy to Host Free Prescription Disposal Event with Pawnee Police on Aug. 25

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) is partnering with the Pawnee Police Department to host a free prescription drug drop off event on Tuesday, August 25. This event to safely dispose…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Emergency Rental Assistance Available through IHDA

Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) open today. For those unable to pay rent due to COVID-19, visit era.ihda.org to check eligibility for the program.


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Drive-Thru Covid-19 Testing Available at State Fairgrounds in August

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is offering a temporary drive-thru Covid-19 testing site at the State Fairgrounds every Wednesday in August from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The…


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…