Rep. Mike Halpin
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.
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 program, Halpin’s measure aims to direct taxpayer dollars to lodging facilities that are abiding by current training requirements.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is pushing for greater efficiency in how states and municipalities spend taxpayer dollars, having introduced legislation that would prevent large, massively profitable corporations from taking advantage of taxpayer-funded subsides and then failing to deliver on promises to create jobs.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by bringing a public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee to Rock Island on April 3rd at 11 a.m.
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:
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Amid a rising death toll from a widespread coronavirus outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is calling for a meeting of the House Veterans Affairs Committee to investigate COVID protocols and care practices at the state-run facility.
Halpin Applauds Passage of Responsible Budget, Expanded Access to Health Care and Unemployment Benefits
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, issued the following statement Sunday, upon the conclusion of a special session to address the state’s most urgent needs amid the coronavirus pandemic:
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – As quarantines and ‘stay at home’ orders necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging for abuse survivors, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is raising awareness of resources for those living in unsafe homes such as the Illinois Domestic Violence Helpline.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Illinois’ tax filing deadline has been extended from April 15 to July 15, a move that state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, says will help working families and small business owners weather the economic impact of COVID-19.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is working to maintain our local history for future generations by increasing funding for the preservation of notable historical structures.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Following Gov. Pritzker’s announcement of winners of the Illinois State Board of Education’s Property Tax Relief Grant, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is calling for an expansion of the program to help relieve the high property tax burden felt by homeowners in the Quad Cities.