Rep Mike Halpin

(D-Milan)
72nd District
Rep Mike Halpin

Springfield Office:
242A-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5970
(217) 558-1253 FAX

District Office:
1504 3rd Ave., 2nd Floor
County Office Bldg.
Rock Island, IL  61201
(309) 558-3612
(309) 793-4764 FAX

Biography
Attorney; B.A., Roger Williams University; J.D., University of Illinois; served as a legislative aide to former Congressman Lane Evans; former public guardian for Rock Island County; board of directors, Bridging the Gap: Stand Down for Homeless Veterans; lives in Rock Island with his wife and two children.

Halpin Urges Renewed Budget Negotiation

Halpin Urges Renewed Budget Negotiation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to statements that the Senate’s work was finished and they don’t need to return to the bargaining table, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, released the following statement: “We are now well over 700 days into this disastrous budget...

Halpin Calls for Better Budget to Protect Quad-City Families

Halpin Calls for Better Budget to Protect Quad-City Families

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, continues to urge the governor to return to the negotiating table and craft an honest balanced budget, he is warning that Quad-City families cannot afford a Senate proposal built on phantom savings and...

Halpin Backs Resolution in Opposition to Retirement Tax

Halpin Backs Resolution in Opposition to Retirement Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hoping to protect seniors on a fixed income, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is supporting a resolution that urges the General Assembly to not pass any measure that would tax retirement income. “Many seniors are living on a fixed income that...

Halpin Backs Bills Urging Illinois to Buy Local

Halpin Backs Bills Urging Illinois to Buy Local

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin is sponsoring two pieces of legislation aimed at ensuring American and Illinois made products are given priority consideration for all state purchases. “Buying locally has a profound effect on local economies,” Halpin said....

Halpin Passes Measure Aimed at Closing Wage Gap through Committee

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

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...