Halpin Passes Measure Aimed at Closing Wage Gap through Committee

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Aiming to reduce or eliminate the gender pay gap, state Rep. Mike Halpin, advanced out of committee Wednesday a measure that would require state contractors to demonstrate they employ fair pay practices. “This legislation is an opportunity for us...

Halpin Sponsored Bill to Reject Lawmaker Pay Increase Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, voted Thursday on a measure to freeze lawmaker reimbursement rates and block a scheduled pay raise. “As state agencies and social service organizations continue to struggle due to a lack of funding, we have to...

Halpin Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – In hopes of protecting victims of sexual assault and stalking from their assailants, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, has introduced legislation that will protect the address of an individual who has experienced sexual assault or stalking....