Halpin-Backed Law Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions Takes Effect

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – As of Jan. 1, individual or group accidental health insurance coverage companies are prohibited from imposing pre-existing condition exclusions under a new law supported by state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island. “The proposed changes to healthcare...

Halpin Visits Quincy Veterans’ Home

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – In advance of a legislative hearing scheduled for Jan. 9 on the Quincy Veterans’ Home legionella outbreak and response, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, took the opportunity Wednesday to visit the home and examine current procedures. “We need...

Halpin-Backed Legislation Reduces Filing Fees for Small Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is highlighting a new state law that reduces fees for businesses by 70 percent in an effort to foster economic growth and promote job creation throughout Illinois. “We need to make it easier for entrepreneurs...