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 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...

Halpin Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault

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....

Halpin Looks to Hold Outsourcing Businesses Accountable

Halpin Looks to Hold Outsourcing Businesses Accountable

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Hoping to deter businesses from moving operations out of Illinois, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is introducing legislation that will disallow any business that moves jobs out of state from qualifying for any state economic assistance and...