Rep. Mike Halpin

(D-Rock Island)
72nd District
Rep Mike Halpin

Springfield Office:
272-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5970

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 Finishes Legislative Session Focused on Middle-Class Tax Relief, High-Wage Jobs Programs, Affordable Health Care

Halpin Finishes Legislative Session Focused on Middle-Class Tax Relief, High-Wage Jobs Programs, Affordable Health Care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, took steps toward building up Illinois’ economy by creating opportunities for good-paying jobs, relieving the tax burden on the middle class by passing the Fair Tax amendment, and championing affordable health care by delivering a slate of bills designed to lower medication costs and improve health insurance accessibility and reliability.

Halpin Supports Fair Tax Amendment, First Step to Tax Relief for Middle Class

Halpin Supports Fair Tax Amendment, First Step to Tax Relief for Middle Class

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, released the following statement after passing the Fair Tax amendment, a critical first step to providing tax relief to middle-class Illinoisans while raising money to rebuild Illinois’ education system, fund new jobs programs and lower property taxes for Quad City families.

Halpin Passes Measure to Prepare Workers for High-Wage Jobs

Halpin Passes Measure to Prepare Workers for High-Wage Jobs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Community colleges, high schools and major regional employers would be able to apply for state funding to create and operate new job training programs under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, which passed both houses of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan support and is expected to arrive on the governor’s desk.

Halpin Advances Legislation Encouraging Investment in Local Communities over Large Corporations

Halpin Advances Legislation Encouraging Investment in Local Communities over Large Corporations

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As state and local governments are offering more than $80 billion per year in tax breaks and giveaways to attract new businesses, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is sponsoring legislation that prioritizes investment in proven job-creating services such as education and infrastructure over companies that claim to create jobs but do not always deliver.