AARP Illinois will host a legislative update luncheon July 24 in Harrisburg. The event will give Illinoisans concerned about issues facing those 50-plus an opportunity to meet their state elected officials and hear about issues important to them. State Senator Dale Fowler and State... Read More.
The following statement was released Thursday after Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, voted to pass a temporary budget aimed at funding critical services, schools and state facilities: “The fact that the many of Southern Illinois’ most vulnerable residents have suffered because of the state’s inability to... Read More.
In an effort to help residents safeguard themselves against fraud, state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is hosting a free Community Shred Day with the Harrisburg Township Park District this Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in... Read More.
As many area agencies in Southern Illinois continue to cut services and are forced to close their doors on vulnerable residents like senior citizens, children with disabilities, and victims of rape, state Representative Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is calling on Governor Rauner Wednesday to sign... Read More.
n an effort to help residents safeguard themselves against fraud, state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is hosting a free Community Shred Day with the Harrisburg Township Park District on Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m.... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, visited local schools in his district in order meet with students, teachers and administrators to discuss some of the issues in Springfield related to funding for public schools in Southern Illinois.
Southern Illinois school superintendents will join state Reps. John Bradley and Brandon Phelps at a Thursday press conference in Springfield to call on the General Assembly and the governor to implement a Fiscal Year 2017 budget that increases funding for elementary schools and... Read More.
State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is fighting to stop misuse of taxpayer dollars intended for road repair and protect local jobs by working to achieve bipartisan support in a House committee for his constitutional amendment requiring those funds only be used for transportation-related... Read More.
State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, joined members of the Illinois State Rifle Association Wednesday in Springfield for their annual Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day and called on lawmakers to end their attacks on... Read More.