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  • Matt Murphy: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:54 PM
    Candidate information for Matt Murphy, running for 27th District Senate

  • Murphy wants Quinn to testify on anti-violence program Jun 25, 2014 5:51 PM
    State Sen. Matt Murphy of Palatine called Wednesday for Gov. Pat Quinn to testify before a legislative commission over a scandal-plagued anti-violence program the same day a published report showed the Quinn initiative gave money to a nonexistent program that claimed to help former inmates.

  • 27th District Senate Murphy: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:24 AM
    Candidate information for 27th District Senate Murphy, running for 27th District Senate

  • Wheeling students tell lawmakers how important citizenship is Apr 5, 2013 7:32 PM
    It started with second-graders recreating the lives of early 20th-century immigrants, struggling through the indiginities of Ellis Island. It ended with seventh-graders making a thoughtful presentation to lawmakers on solving the current immigration crisis. In between, students in Wheeling Township Elementary District 21 learned a lot.

  • Murphy cruises to another term in Illinois Senate Nov 7, 2012 1:08 AM
    Republican state Sen. Matt Murphy has earned another term in the Illinois General Assembly, easily defeating Democratic challenger David Page in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial results. "I'm very grateful to the people of this area who have given me a chance to serve and represent them in the senate for a few more years," Murphy said.

  • Hot state races to watch in Northwest suburbs Nov 5, 2012 6:00 AM
    State legislative candidates may not command the same day-to-day attention as presidential and congressional hopefuls, but Illinois is grappling with enough crises of its own this year that several Springfield races are hot enough to give Northwest suburban voters reason to head to the polls Tuesday.

  • Gay marriage divides 27th senate district candidates Nov 3, 2012 8:00 AM
    As the race for the 27th senate district heads for Tuesday, Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 school board President David Page is looking to distinguish himself from incumbent Republican Sen. Matt Murphy on social issues, while Murphy said he prefers to focus more on fixing the state's financial woes.

  • Murphy, Page differ on gambling, slots for Arlington Park Oct 26, 2012 5:30 AM
    With Arlington Park situated in the middle of the state’s 27th Senate District, both candidates for the seat are speaking out about where they stand on expanding gambling in Illinois. Incumbent Republican Sen. Matt Murphy is now an ardent supporter of expansion because of what it means for the racetrack, while Democratic challenger David Page believes the state should not rely on gambling to fix its budget woes.

  • Candidates to speak at Arlington Hts. forum Oct 18, 2012 3:41 PM
    Candidates for the state Legislature from four Northwest suburban districts will speak at a forum 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 South Arlington Heights Road, 3rd floor.

  • Candidates for state senate and representative speak in Arlington Hts. Oct 20, 2012 10:12 PM
    Issues such as election day voter registration and expanded gambling were addressed at a forum Saturday by two candidates seeking a state senate seat in the Northwest suburbs. They were among the politicians who participated in a three-hour candidate forum at the Arlington Heights village hall.

  • Senate District 27: Murphy Oct 15, 2012 6:09 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Republican Matt Murphy to return to the state Senate in District 27.

  • Forum Sunday on issues affecting people with disabilities Oct 11, 2012 2:37 PM
    Four suburban state legislators will discuss issues affecting people with disabilities, at a forum held 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at St. Simon Church, 717 W. Kirchoff Road, Arlington Heights.

  • Murphy, Page vie for 27th district senate seat Sep 21, 2012 3:34 PM
    In the race for the 27th state senate district, incumbent state Sen. Matt Murphy is being opposed by Democrat David Page, president of the Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 school board. Murphy, a Palatine lawyer who was first elected in 2006, didn’t have a primary challenger in March. Likewise, no Democrats ran in the primary, and Page was slated this summer.

  • David Page: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:31 PM
    Candidate information for David Page, running for 27th Distrct Senate

  • Matt Murphy: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:41 PM
    Candidate information for Matt Murphy, running for 27th Distrct Senate

  • Children’s advocates learn how to further their cause Sep 10, 2012 5:26 PM
    While many public programs are being delayed, reduced or canceled as state and federal budget problems continue, the one thing that can't wait patiently are the childhoods of an entire generation, advocates say. How to get the best interests of today's children back on the front burner was the theme of the Illinois Kids Count Symposium hosted Monday by Voices for Illinois Children at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.

  • ‘Kids Count’ symposium in Hoffman Estates Sep 7, 2012 4:48 PM
    Representative Fred Crespo of Hoffman Estates and Senator Matt Murphy of Palatine will take part in a panel discussion at the Voices for Illinois Children's Illinois Kids Count Symposium on Monday, Sept. 10 at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.

  • Legisalative candidates to speak in Wheeling Twp. Sep 6, 2012 4:13 PM
    Incumbent GOP state legislators will talk about taxes, pensions and jobs at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the regular meeting of Republicans of Wheeling Township at the party headquarters at 909 E. Rand Road, Arlington Heights.

  • Judge rejects appeal in Illinois 27th Senate District Aug 31, 2012 7:11 PM
    Democrat David Page will appear on the ballot in his bid for the 27th Senate District seat, currently held by Republican state Sen. Matt Murphy of Palatine. A Cook County judge Thursday ruled that an earlier decision by the Cook County Electoral Board, which overruled a challenge by Tea Party member Beatrice Sutton of Palatine to Page's nominating petitions, couldn't be appealed in the courts.

  • Objection to Arlington Hts. man’s candidacy overturned Jul 5, 2012 4:19 PM
    Democrats will indeed have a candidate to challenge Republican state Rep. David Harris in the November election. The Cook County clerk's electoral board Tuesday overruled the objection to Curt Renz's nominating petitions, securing his place on the ballot in the race for the newly drawn 53rd House District seat.

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