Halpin Backs Ethics Reform, Government Transparency Legislation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois will put into place long-needed ethical standards and government transparency reforms due to a bill that state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, helped pass. “For too long, Illinoisans have had to tolerate ethical violations and a lack of...

Halpin Bill Would Align Hotels on Anti-Trafficking Efforts

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hotels and motels that fail to provide anti-human trafficking training would be barred from receiving government business under legislation passed Thursday by state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island. Through the establishment of a certification...

Halpin Issues Statement on Criminal Justice Reform Vote

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, issued the following statement Wednesday after fighting for changes to a comprehensive criminal justice reform package that took into account input and personal experiences from law enforcement: “The criminal...