Brad Halbrook is a small business owner, farmer, and family man. From 2012 until 2015 he served as State Representative in the 110th District. He returned to the General Assembly in January 2017 and is now serving in the 107th District.
Brad is fiscal and social conservative. In 2012, he became just the 10th State Legislator to turn down the underfunded and overly generous General Assembly Retirement System pension. He helped start the trend that now has just over 100 current and retired legislators outside the system. Brad has also been a champion of governmental transparency at both the state and local levels.
Currently Brad is the minority spokesman on the House General Services Appropriations and Counties/Townships committees along with serving on the Housing, State Government & Cities/Villages committees.
Brad will continue to advocate for government reforms, reduced taxes, and job creation legislation.
Brad is a Founding member of the Illinois Freedom Caucus and serves as the chairman of the Illinois Prayer Caucus. In the January 2024, Brad became the 35th state chairman for the National Association of Christian Lawmakers.
Brad and his wife Linda live in Shelbyville. They have adult two children. They own and operate a small farming operation.