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Friday, February 12, 2021
Rep. Murphy to Pritzker: The Best Stimulus Check is a Good Paying Job

Speaking during a press conference, State Rep. Mike Murphy asked the Governor to remember the successes of the job creation measures passed in 2019 and called on him to work…


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Rep. Murphy: Citizens Have a Right to be Part of the Legislative Process

Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to approve procedural House Rules for how business will be conducted in the chamber during the 102nd General Assembly. The rules determine the…


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Petition: Urge Governor Pritzker to Veto HB3653

Law enforcement officials and public safety agencies across Illinois believe HB3653 as written, will threaten the safety of Illinois families. This flawed bill will make it more difficult for law enforcement to keep communities safe and gives more…


Friday, January 22, 2021
Video – Rep. Murphy to Pritzker: Don’t Force More Businesses to Close

State Representative Mike Murphy calls on Governor Pritzker to stop his push for an income tax decoupling that will increase taxes on small businesses still reeling from COVID-19 shutdowns and…


Friday, January 22, 2021
Murphy, House Republicans Call on Pritzker to Halt Latest Job Killing Tax Increase Ploy amid Pandemic

State Representatives Mike Murphy (R-Springfield), Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) and Mike Marron (R-Fithian) held a press conference this morning to call on the Governor to halt his continued push for decoupling legislation…


Friday, January 15, 2021
Tell the Governor to Veto Anti-Police House Bill 3653

In the waning moments of the 101st General Assembly, legislation to dramatically overhaul policing and criminal justice policy in Illinois was rushed through the General Assembly without thorough public debate…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Murphy Blasts Dangerous Criminal Justice Reform Bill

State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to the passage of a massive criminal justice overhaul bill in the waning moments of the 101st General Assembly….


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Video: Rep. Murphy Decries Shameful Dark of Night Small Biz Tax Increase Ploy

Speaking during Lame Duck session running into the middle of the night on the last day of the 101st General Assembly, State Rep. Mike Murphy decried a shameful attempt to…


Saturday, January 9, 2021
Rep. Murphy Reacts to Second Day of Lame Duck Session

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to the second day of the Lame Duck Session:   “Just like the first day of the Lame…


Friday, January 8, 2021
Rep. Murphy Frustrated by Little Action as Lame Duck Session Begins

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to the first day of the Lame Duck Session:   “I had hoped after reconvening session for…