Rep Brandon Phelps

(D-Harrisburg)
118th District
Rep Brandon Phelps

Springfield Office:
200-9S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5131
(217) 557-0521 FAX

District Office:
607 S. Commercial St.
Suite B
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-4189
(618) 253-3136 FAX

Biography
Full-time state legislator; born in Eldorado; B.A., Political Science, Eastern Illinois University; former organizer for the Midwest Region of Laborers’ International; member of the AFL-CIO; member of Star General Baptist Church in Eldorado; father of daughter, Hunter Matteson.

Phelps Votes to Fund Southern Illinois Agriculture

Phelps Votes to Fund Southern Illinois Agriculture

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Representative Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, recently voted for a budget plan that would help Southern Illinois agriculture and farmers. “As the largest industry in our state, agriculture and jobs are permanently tied together in Southern...

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is partnering with the Harrisburg Park District to host a Community Collection and Shred Day later this month. “The upcoming community shred day is a great chance for local residents to take easy steps to...

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, will be partnering with the Harrisburg Park District to host a Community Collection and Shred Day later this month. “Unfortunately, identity theft is a growing problem, and scammers are always looking for new...

Phelps Advocates for SIU Mine Engineering Programs

Phelps Advocates for SIU Mine Engineering Programs

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Representative Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, issued the below statement following the announcement by the Southern Illinois University’s Board of Trustees’ decision to close several programs, including the bachelors and masters degrees in...

Phelps Measure Protecting Job Applicants Sent to Governor

Phelps Measure Protecting Job Applicants Sent to Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure cosponsored by state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, to protect job seekers from being discriminated against by potential employers based upon past salaries, was recently sent to the governor’s desk. “I think that this is a very...

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, will be partnering with the Harrisburg Park District to host a community shred day later this month. I hear from many folks that they have boxes of old documents with personal information that they’re unsure...